Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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St. Jerome in Penitence, with Two Ships in a Harbor,

Engraving on wove paper

Print impression quality: Worn; probably reworked

Dimensions (Plate): 218 x 282 mm (8.6 x 11.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 220 x 283 mm (8.7 x 11.1 in.)

Edition: Posthumous, printed ca. 1812 from the verso of the plate for Anonymous (Italian, Florentine School, Fine manner), “The Inferno According to Dante” (1944.D1.16); no contemporary impressions are known; impressions of this print were published in the second edition of Pisa Illustrata, Livorno, 1812

Accession number: 1937.D1.78

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Unidentified collector’s stamp on verso (lower left, partially erased).

Bibliography: Hind A. I-58 (vol. 1, p. 48), plate 54; Passavant 20 (vol. 5, p. 17); National Gallery of Art, Early Italian Engraving, cat. 11; Richard S. Field, ed., A Census of Fifteenth-century Prints in Public Collections of the United States and Canada (New Haven, CT: Print Council of America, 1995); cf. Ivins, Prints and Visual Communication, pp. xi–xii.

Work Type: print

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