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Saint Jerome  1614

by El Greco

Medium: [br]Oil on canvas Dimensions: Canvas: 168 x 110.5 cm Framed: 194.3 x 137.2 x 6.4 cm El Greco depicted Saint Jerome on more than one occasion; often, as traditional, he paints Jerome in a cardinal’s garments. In this painting, however, El Greco has referred to another part of Jerome’s life: the period he spent as a half-clad ascetic or anchorite. (Text: E...
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington