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St. Jerome  1600

by El Greco

St. Jerome (ca. 342–420), one of the four great Doctors of the Western Church, is venerated for his ascetic piety and for his monumental Latin translation of the Bible, represented here by the large volume on which he rests his hands. Following an old convention, the artist depicts him in the robes of a cardinal. This composition proved popular and was produced in at least...
43 1/2 x 37 1/2 in. (110.5 x 95.3 cm)
Oil on Canvas
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