Saint Jerome by Albrecht Durer

A small double-sided devotional painting which depicts Saint Jerome in a landscape on the front, and a scene with a heavenly body in a night sky on the reverse.


Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
22 x 16 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300,000 ( Total: £9,433,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Sir Nicholas Bacon

This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Dukes of Lucca; J.Staniforth Beckett, c.1845; by descent to Sir Nicholas Bacon, Raveningham Hall, Norwich.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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