BLANCHARD, Jacques
(b. 1600, Paris, d. 1638, Paris)

St Jerome

1632
Oil on canvas, 145,5 x 116 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

One of the best work of the painter who was called "the French Titian". The composition and the colours manifest the influence of contemporary (and not Renaissance!) Venetian painting. The detailed execution of the head (especially the beard) is remarkable.