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Saint Jerome Reading in an Italian Landscape

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Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (founded 1765 by Johannn-Melchior Birckenstock (1738-1809), Vienna and Frankfurt, Lugt 345); sold following the death in 1869 of Antonia, Birckenstock's only daughter, wife of Franz Brentano, Frankfurt, Prestel, 16 May 1870, lot 1338; bought by Marseille Holloway (died about 1910, London, Lugt 1875); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1653

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 104 ii; Hind 267


Platemark: 25.7 x 20.8 cm (10 1/8 x 8 3/16 in.) Sheet: 25.8 x 21 cm (10 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, and engraving on oatmeal paper


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