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Lorenzo Lotto
Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

K595
3588
Italian
1515
oil on canvas
Painting
39.4 x 32.1 cm (15-1/2 x 12-5/8 in)
Probably Domenico Tassi dal Cornello, Bergamo, by 1525. Paolo Brognoli, Brescia, by 1820. (Otto Mündler [1811-1870], London and Paris). [1] Richard Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Viscount Scarsdale [1898-1977]; [2] (sold, Christie's, London, 11 February 1938, no. 41). Mr. Waters. (Sale, Christie's, London, 28 July 1939, no. 146); purchased by Smith. [3] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome and Florence); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 13 March 1941; gift to the Allentown Art Museum in 1960, no. 1960.27. [1] Not included in the sale of Mündler's estate held at the Hôtel Drouot, Paris, on 27 November 1871, or mentioned in his travel diaries of 1855-1888 published by the Walpole Society in 1985. [2] Seller per annotated auctioneer catalogue, Christie's Archive, London [3] Annotated sales catalogue in National Gallery of Art library.
1960.027.000
595
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