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St. Jerome, Pope Damasus, and Two Putti, from the drawing manual, De excellentia et nobilitate delineationis libri duo (Principles of Drawing)
St. Jerome, Pope Damasus, and Two Putti, from the drawing manual, De excellentia et nobilitate delineationis libri duo (Principles of Drawing)
Date:
ca. 1611
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
20.9 x 14.5 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

SLR in the plate: monogram P with a palm leaf;
ILL in the plate: Franco forma;
Provenance:
Colnaghi 5/74;
LC verso: Marcus Sopher (S. 80);
AFGA print from the same series: A005670
Sopher 16th c. catalogue no. 80

Accession Number:
1986.1.321
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

St. Jerome, partially nude, gestures towards a blank tablet while the Pope, in deep shadow, points to his book. Two putti play with books below, in a possibly unrelated study.