Der büßende hl. Hieronymus

Der büßende hl. Hieronymus

More about this artwork
As St Jerome, one of the four Great Church Fathers, lived as a hermit for some time, he is generally depicted as an ascetic. The books and inkpot refer to his role as a translator of the bible; the skull and hour glass to the transience of time. According to one legend, Jerome healed an injured lion that, from then on, guarded his donkey. Both animals can be seen on the left of the painting.
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
510
Birth year of the artist
1510
Year the artist deceased
1592
Dimensions of the object
63 x 82,8 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand, auf Holz aufgezogen
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1806 aus der Galerie Düsseldorf
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte), Der büßende hl. Hieronymus, um 1565, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/Znxw0MjLXg (Last updated on 01.06.2022)

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