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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 215

    Follower of Quentin Metsys

    Saint Jerome in his study

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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