Sculpture of St Jerome
Circa 1550 - 1580
W 9 1/2" × H 25 1/4" × D 6 1/2"
Stock # Marh1897
16th century oak carved sculpture of St Jerome. Jerome was a Latin Christian priest, confessor, theologian, and historian, commonly known as Saint Jerome. He was born at Stridon, a village near Emona on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia. He is best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin, and his commentaries on the Gospels.