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Saint Jerome in His Study

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With incomparable virtuosity Dürer conveys St. Jerome's energetic application to his scholarly labors (probably his Latin translation of the Bible, the official or Vulgate version) in the ideal scholarly environment. Using subtle variations of line, the artist sought to define not only the...

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Provenance

1923, sold by Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz and Duplicate Print Fund

1514

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 060; Meder 59a

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.7 x 18.8 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.890

Medium or Technique

Engraving

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