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Saint Jerome in His Study

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Dimensions

Platemark: 14.3 x 12.7 cm (5 5/8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 14.6 x 13.3 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P18708

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

reduced and altered copy by W.S.

Inscription

in plate, lower left to lower center: [two crossed swords within a circle] PESTIS*ERAM*FIFVS/MORIENS*TVA*MORS*ERO*PAPA [a rose]

Signed

in plate, on tablet, lower left: W.S.

Markings

verso: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18708

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund