Saint Jerome in the Desert

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Creation: 1900

Attributed to Domenico Anderson, this black and white photograph is representative of much of the Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive. The work depicts a religious scene with Saint Jerome shown in penance kneeling before a crucifixion-- a common theme of the Italian Renaissance. In the background, a skull and hourglass are visible symbolizing the mortality of man. The painting, dated c.1552, is the work of Titian and housed in the Pinacotecca di Brera in Milan, Italy.

Title

Saint Jerome in the Desert

Contributor

Date

Creation: 1900

Description

Attributed to Domenico Anderson, this black and white photograph is representative of much of the Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive. The work depicts a religious scene with Saint Jerome shown in penance kneeling before a crucifixion-- a common theme of the Italian Renaissance. In the background, a skull and hourglass are visible symbolizing the mortality of man. The painting, dated c.1552, is the work of Titian and housed in the Pinacotecca di Brera in Milan, Italy.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Source

MSS0088, Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive, Box 214

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/sc.mss.088.titi.0400.jpg

Citation

“Saint Jerome in the Desert,” Gallery, accessed December 8, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/929.