St Jerome in his Study with the Lion, Master of the Housebook  Werkstatt oder Umkreis
Master of the Housebook
St Jerome in his Study with the Lion
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Master of the Housebook Werkstatt oder Umkreis

St Jerome in his Study with the Lion, 1480


Dimensions
47.3 x 33.5 x max. 0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on Fir wood, thinned and cradled
Inventory Number
1215
Acquisition
Acquired in 1892 by bequest from Moritz Gontard
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
St Jerome in his Study with the Lion
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on Fir wood, thinned and cradled
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf dem Kaminsims: .M.CCCC.LXXX

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1892 by bequest from Moritz Gontard

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 759

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11H(JEROME)12 St. Jerome as Doctor of the Latin Church in his study with book, pen and ink; lion and cardinal's hat beside him
  • 31A235(+4) sitting figure (+ three-quarter view)
  • 25F23(LION) beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
Secondary

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04.05.2021