Fine Arts Presentations

 An e.Gallery for Artists Masaccio [Italian, active 1401?-?1428] 

Artists

Ethnicity

Collections

Movements

Centuries

 Sponsored by:  Purchase TextAds 
Fine Art Presentations Support
We need YOU! We rely on donations and grants to stay free of charge.

Home

Index

Search

Contact

About

 Navigate: Home → Site index  → Masaccio  [Link Partners]  [Help]    Help support the e.Gallery!   

Masaccio [Italian, active 1401?-?1428]


[ 15th Century Artists | Early Renaissance Artists ]
RS Archive pages at Powell's Books

  Masaccio [Italian, active 1401?-?1428]

bLog Link

More info from ArtCyclopedia 



jeromed.jpg

Title:  Detail from Saints Jerome and John the Baptist
Artist:  Masaccio [Italian, active 1401?-?1428]
Year:  1428
Material:  Tempera on poplar wood
Dimensions:  114 cm 55 cm
Where:  National Gallery, London
Notes:  St Jerome is represented in a cardinal's attire, holding a book (his Vulgate open on Genesis) and the model of a church (he is in fact a "Father of the Church"), while at his feet is a very small lion, from whose paw he would have removed a thorn (according to some hagiographies).

Back to Thumbnails



All images, pictures, etc. contained here are gleaned from Usenet, or some other public access archive. We believe all entries to be in the public domain and, therefore, are without restriction for personal use. Should you want to use any image on this site for commercial purposes, you will need to consult with a competent attorney to determine your rights. If you see errors or omissions (e.g., missing artists, artist not cross-referenced by century or ethnicity), or if you own the copyright to an image displayed here, please contact us.


 Fine Arts Presentations v1.5h
 Copyright 1990-2017 The e.Lib, Inc. 
sanforized 12621785 total hits since September 18th; 1496 hits today 
Page last updated on November 15, 2016 at 09:29:58 
Powered by Thinking!           [Valid RSS]