POUSSIN, Nicolas
(b. 1594, Les Andelys, d. 1665, Roma)

Landscape with Saint Jerome

c. 1637
Oil on canvas, 155 x 234 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

This painting belongs to a series painted for the Buen Retiro Palace of King Philip IV. The hermit saint praying in the centre is traditionally identified as St Jerome.