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The Penintent Saint Jerome
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
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Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban

Sevilla, 1617 - Sevilla, 1682

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The Penintent Saint Jerome

Ca. 1650. Oil on canvas. Not on display

Jerome meditates before a crucifix in the solitude of his retreat. The numerous objects depicted around him refer to different aspects of his life. The books, papers and writing equipment allude to his celebrated intellectual activities, the skull to his acts of penitence, and the red hat to his status as a cardinal.

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Inventory number
P000987
Author
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
Title
The Penintent Saint Jerome
Date
Ca. 1650
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 187 cm.; Width: 133 cm.
Provenance
Royal Collection

Bibliography +

Salas, Xavier de, Museo del Prado. Catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1972.

Gaya Nuño, Juan Antonio, La obra pictórica completa de Murillo, Noguer, Barcelona, 1978, pp. nº50.

Esteban, Claude, Tout L'Oeuvre Peint de Murillo, Flammarion, Paris, 1980, pp. nº50.

Angulo Íñiguez, Diego, Murillo, II, Espasa-Calpe, 1981, pp. 261.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado. Catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1985, pp. 453.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado. Inventario general de pinturas (I) La Colección Real, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1990.

Valdivieso, Enrique, Murillo Sombras de la Tierra, Luces del Cielo, Silex, Madrid, 1991, pp. 93.

Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E., Jusepe de Ribera el Españoleto, Lunwerg, Barcelona, 2003, pp. 42.

El joven Murillo, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao :, 2009, pp. 364-367.

Murillo: IV centenario, Junta de Andalucía, Consejería de Cultura,, Sevilla, 2018, pp. 260-263 n.32.

Other inventories +

Catálogo Museo del Prado, 1854-1858. Núm. 550.

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 550.
Murillo. / 550. San Geronimo. Está el Santo en meditación en el de- / sierto. (Figura de cuerpo entero.) / Alto 6 pies, 8 pulg, 6 lin; ancho 4 pies, 9 pulg.

Catálogo Museo del Prado, 1872-1907. Núm. 858.

Inscriptions +

N 987
Inscribed with chalk. Stretcher

987 / BARTOLOME E. MURILLO / (1618 + 1682) / SAN JERONIMO
Handwritten label in black ink. Stretcher

Nº 987
Inscribed with chalk. Frame, back, upper bar

34.
Inscribed with chalk. Back, Upper central area

550 (inverso)
Inscribed. Stretcher

B 259
Inscribed with chalk. Stretcher

B 259.
Inscribed with chalk. Frame, back, lower bar

B 259.
Inscribed with chalk. Stretcher

B 259. (inverso)
Inscribed. Frame, back, upper bar

B.259. (inverso)
Inscribed. Stretcher

BB
Inscribed with chalk. Stretcher

C-11-A
Inscribed with chalk. Stretcher

987 / BARTOLOME E. MURILLO / (1618 + 1682) / SAN JERONIMO
On tablet. Frame, front, lower bar

Numo 550. / Sn Geronimo Peni- / tente.
Handwritten label in black ink. Stretcher

M.N.Prado 987
On metallic tablet. Stretcher

LAOBRANOTIENETRANSCRIPCIONES

Exhibitions +

Murillo IV Centenario
Sevilla
29.11.2018 - 17.03.2019

La oficina de San Jerónimo
Madrid
17.09.2015 - 27.03.2016

El joven Murillo
Sevilla
19.02.2010 - 30.05.2010

El joven Murillo
Bilbao
19.10.2009 - 17.01.2010

Displayed objects +

Skull

Book

Pen

Hat

Crucifix

Update date: 05-01-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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