Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Juan de Valdés Leal, Spanish, 1622 - 1690



Pen and brown ink with gray wash and traces of graphite on laid paper

Overall: 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (21.9 × 16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H



Place Made: Spain, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in brown ink, lower left: Baldes fe. ano 1684; inscribed, in brown ink, lower right: 30 des Brit (?)

Exhibition History

A Collector's Choice: William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire, December 8, 1972-January 7, 1973.

Images of Old Age, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire, February 5-May 26, 1983.

Saints and Sinners, Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire, February 2-April 25, 1993.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985) p.84


Collection of Tancred Borenius (1885-1948), London,19330s-1940s, sold at Parke-Bernet, New York, 1952; sold to Julius H. Weitzner (1896-1986), New York art dealer, date unknown; sold to Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1961.

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