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St. Jerome in the Wilderness: CM.777-2009

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Current Location: Gallery 6 (Upper Marlay): Italian Art 14th-16th centuries

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St. Jerome in the Wilderness

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An Italian bronze plaquette of the mid-15th century. St. Jerome is said to have spent many years in the wilderness of the desert, the setting of many of his artistic depictions. Inscribed S. HIERONYMVS (Saint Jerome).

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History note: Purchased by former owner, Cambridge Market, 1964

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-07-13) by HM Goverment in lieu of inheritance tax

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1450

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Height 183 mm Width 125 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.777-2009
Primary reference Number: 214061
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Created: Monday 6 February 2017 Updated: Wednesday 9 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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