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Follower of Valentin de Boulogne

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  • Valentin de Boulogne
  • St. Jerome in his study
  • oil on canvas
  • 37 by 53 1/2  in.;  94 by 135.6 cm. 


Private collection, London;
Acquired circa 1971. 


A. Brejon de Lavergnée and J.P. Cuzin, I Caravaggeschi francesi, exhibition catalogue, Rome 1973, p. 136, under cat. no. 39 (as a copy after Valentin);
C. Wright, A Catalogue of the Old Master Paintings in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Feather at Bridley Manor, Surrey 1974, pp. 6, 21-25, cat. no. 5 (as attributed to Caravaggio);
B. Nicolson, The International Caravaggesque Movement, Oxford 1979, p. 105 (as a copy after Valentin);
B. Nicolson, Caravaggism in Europe, Oxford 1989, vol. 1, p. 202 (as a copy after Valentin).

Catalogue Note

This painting relates to a work of the same subject by Valentin de Boulogne in the Galleria Sabauda, Turin.1

1. Oil on canvas, 102 by 145 cm.  See Brejon de Lavergnée and Cuzin, under Literature, p. 134, cat. no. 39, reproduced.