Saint Jerome in His Study

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Netherlandish (c. 1485/1490 - 1540-1541)
Saint Jerome in His Study, 1521
16th century
Creation Place: Antwerp, Belgium
Oil on panel
99.7 x 83.8 cm (39 1/4 x 33 in.)
frame: 126 x 109.7 cm (49 5/8 x 43 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Howland Warren, Dr. Richard P. Warren, and Mrs. Grayson M.P. Murphy
, 1961.26
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
signed: dated behind ornamental frieze: 1521
Charles Werner Haxthausen, "The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard: the Germanic Tradition", Apollo (May 1978), vol. 107, no. 195, pp. 403-413, p. 411, repr. p. 412 as pl. VI

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William K. Storey, Writing History: a guide for Harvard's sophomore history concentrators, Elena Prentice (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cover page

Susan Foister and Ashok Roy, Making & Meaning: Holbein's Ambassadors, National Gallery Publications/Yale University Press (London, England, 1997), p. 55, fig. no. 57

Helene E. Roberts, ed., Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers (Chicago, 1998), repr. on cover of both volumes

Ivan Gaskell, "The Image of Vanitas: Efflorescence and Evanescence", exh. cat., Merrell Holberton (London, England, 1999), p. 187; repr. in color p. 186

John Oliver Hand, Joos van Cleve: The Complete Paintings, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, CT and London, 2004), no. 78, pp. 92-95, 161-162, repr. as fig. 95

Exhibition History
Northern European Art from 1450 to 1550, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/13/1994 - 02/05/1995
Re-View: S422-423 Western Art of the Middle Ages & Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011