2 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Follower of Quentin Metsys
Saint Jerome in his study
oil on panel, unframed
29¾ x 22¾ in. (75.6 x 57.8 cm.)
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The composition derives ultimately from Durer's Saint Jerome painted in 1521 for Ruy Fernandez de Almeida, Ambassador of King John III of Portugal, now in the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon.
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