Saint Jerome in His Chamber

Accession Number

Saint Jerome in His Chamber

Albrecht Dürer

Medium & Support
engraving on beige laid paper

18 in x 15 in (45.72 cm x 38.1 cm);18 in x 15 in (45.72 cm x 38.1 cm);9 7/8 in x 7 3/8 in (25.08 cm x 18.73 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.

Subject matter
An interior scene, of Saint Jerome at the back center-right at his desk writing. In the forground a dog and large lion sleep.

Physical Description
Print trimmed to image frame line. Paper repaired along the right edge of the print. Paper size: h 24 7/10cm x tw 18 3/5cm & bw 18 4/5cm.

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

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dogs (devices for wood)
engraving (printing process)
interior spaces (spaces by location)

5 Related Resources

Lives of Christian Saints
(Part of 6 Learning Collections)
Northern Renaissance and Reformation-Era Art
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Religious Life in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Occult Mysticism in Western Art
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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