Saint Jerome, 1637

  • Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 1/2 × 10 7/8 inches (19.1 × 27.6 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 1/2 inches (20.6 × 29.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S564

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Saint
  • Italy

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Joan. Franc: Barbieri da Cento invenit | et sculpsit Anno Domini 1637

Provenance

(dealer, San Remo, Italy); December 1887, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Saint Jerome, 1637, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S564.