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  • Title: Saint Jerome in His Study
  • Creator: Jan van Eyck
  • Date: 1435
  • Physical Location: Detroit, MI, U.S.A.
  • Provenance: Duke of Mantua, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga (1652-1708); Venice, Field Marshall Johann Matthias von der Schulenberg (died 1747), acquired before 1738; Berlin, Schulenberg family, October 1738 (cited as no. 38 "Andreas Mantegna" in family inventories 1741, 1774); by descent through Schulenberg family, possibly kept at their home Hehlen, near Hanover Berlin, Paul Bottenwieser (dealer), 1924-25, from whom acquired by the DIA. Possible provenance proposed by E. Panofsky: painted for Cardinal Niccol√≤ Albergati (d.1443) acquired by his estate executor Tommaso Parentucelli (later Pope Nicholas V) acquired by Medici family (described in inventory of 1492). See also proposed provenance in Eidelberg & Rowlands, 1994., City of Detroit Purchase
  • Physical Dimensions: w5.25 x h8.13 in (panel)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Detroit Institute of Arts
  • External Link: http://dia.org
  • Medium: oil on linen paper on oak panel

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