In Dürer’s engraving Saint Jerome can be seen hard at work, presumably translating the bible into Latin. The lion resting in the workspace is a symbol typically associated with Jerome, as he is reputed to have tamed a lion by removing a thorn from its paw.


  • Title: St. Jerome in His Study
  • Creator: Albrecht Dürer
  • Date Created: 1514
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 241 x 186 mm, Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 7 5/16 in
  • Type: prints
  • Medium: engraving

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