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Saint Jerome reading in an Italian landscape

Saint Jerome reading in an Italian landscape
(c. 1653)

etching and drypoint
26.1 × 21.0 cm (plate) 26.8 × 21.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 104; Hind 267 ii/ii; White & Boon 104 ii/ii; NHD 275 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1977
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Landscapes Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
galeros hats Jerome, Saint lion (species) reading (activity) rural areas saints scholars


Watermark Form
Strasbourg bend
The Strasbourg bend watermark shows a fleur-de-lis above a shield with a bend (diagonal band), is named after the city Strasbourg and is also referred to as the Arms of Strasbourg. The watermark motif was in common use from the mid-15th century through to the 17th century.
Watermark and variant description
Strasbourg bend - variant D'.a.a. Shield with a double-banded ben (the arms of Strasbourg) and side scrolls, surmounted by a large fleur-de-lis. Central petal is rounded. A single band crosses the petals. No initials below the shield. Chain line through the centre of the watermark. No initials below the shield.
Closely related watermark references
Churchill 429 (1689).
Chain Line Interval
27-29 mm
Laid Line Frequency
Placement and spacing of wires
113 x 6 [23|22] x 7
Wire Side
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