Saint Jerome in his Study

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528

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1514

Engraving on laid paper

Meder a

Plate: 9 3/4 × 7 3/8 in. (24.7 × 18.8 cm)

Sheet: 9 7/8 × 7 1/2 in. (25.1 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

2013.7.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, In plate, lower right: 1514 / AD [artist's monogram]; Collector's mark: reverse, inscribed, in ink, on verso: P. Mariette 1668 [Lugt 1790]; Collector's mark: reverse, stamped, in black ink,lower left: collection mark of R. S./ H. [in triangle; Lugt 2242]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink [now gray], lower left: V.W [encircled]

Course History

HIST 96.31, The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages Reconsidered: Art, Artists, and Cultural Change in the ‘Northern Renaissance,’ 1350–1575, Walter Simons, Fall 2019

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

ITAL 22, Humanism and Renaissance, Courtney Quaintance, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

Ivan Albright Gallery [exhibited in conjunction with the Spring Hood Museum Board of Overseers Meeting to honor the Weils and their son and daughters, including Dr. Laurie Weil a member of the Hood's current Board of Overseers), Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 9-10, 2013.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-July 21, 2019.

A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, p.49, ill p.48, listed, p.94, no. 99.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 86, ill. plate no. 17.

Diane J. Gingold, "Master Prints from the Fifteenth through Eighteenth Centuries: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr.", Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1997, p.42, ill p.43.

Published References

Robert Grigg, "Studies on Dürer's Diary of his Journey to the Netherlands: The Distribution of the Melencolia I," Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, v. 49, no. 3 (1986), pp.398-409. Eugene F. Rice, Saint Jerome in the Renaissance, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985, pp.111-115. (possibly this print) Fedja Anzelewsky, translation by Heide Grieve, Dürer: His Art and Life, New York: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, 1980. Walter Strauss, Intarglio Prints of Albrecht Dürer: Engravings, Etching and Drypoints, New York: Kennedy Galleries Inc., 1975, pp.113-120. Heinrich Wölfflin, translation by Alastair and Heide Grieve, The Art of Albrecht Dürer, Phaidon, 1971, pp.205-210. Iran Fenyo, Albrecht Dürer, Dudapest: Szikra, Budapest, 1956, pp.53-45. Erwin Panofsky, The Life and Art of Albrecht Dürer, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1955, pp.154-157.

Provenance

Pierre Mariette (1634-1716, Lugt 1790), Paris; Robert Stayner Holford (1808-1892, Lugt 2242), London and Westonbirt, Gloucester; sold by Christie's London, July 11, 1893, lot 100; V. Mayer (1831-1918); Theo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926, Lugt 2538), Paris; Henry Graves, Jr. (1868-1953), New York; sold by American Art Association, New York, April 3, 1936, lot 10; Kennedy Galleries, New York; sold to Adolph Weil Jr. and Jean Weil, February 26, 1970; given to present collection 2013.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bartsch (1803), Vol. VII: 76.60; Meder (1932): 59; Strauss (1973): 77

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