Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, 17th century

  • Italian
  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Pen and brown ink on dark cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 8 7/16 × 5 7/8 inches (21.4 × 14.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR207

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Drawing
  • Saint
  • Italy

Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, upper right corner:22 Inscribed, in pen and black ink, on mount, at lower center, between borders: Guido Reni | 13.15 Inscribed, in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: No. 207 A [indecipherable pencil mark above] Hermit at Prayer — By — Guido Reni. Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, upper center right: S59 Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, center: 12. Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower right corner: 10M [or 10 fl?] Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower center edge: Colection Graf Sternberg

Count Sternberg, possibly Count Franz Sternberg-Manderscheid (Prague, Austria-Hungary) (see L. 971 and 1835). C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad). September 1887, 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)

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 289, no. A33.

Italian; after Guido Reni, Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, 17th century, pen and brown ink on dark cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR207.