St. Jerome in his Study

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-222828

Description

Photograph of an engraving by Albrecht Durer entitled "St Jerome in his Study." The main subject, St. Jerome sits at his lectern with a dog and lion in front of it. The light coming through the window creates a halo around St. Jerome's head. There is an hour glass behind the saint and a skull on the window.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
wood (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"X.H. Shaw & Son, Gilders, Manufacturers of frames of Every Description , and in Engravings, Chromos, Lithographs &c 283 Essex St. - Salem, MASS." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P569

Maker

X.H. Shaw & Son (Framer)
Reproduction of Durer, Albrecht, 1471-1528 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Salem, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11 15/16 x 9 14/16 x 1 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.992

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)