SOMEREN, Hendrick van
(b. 1615, Amsterdam, d. 1685, Napoli)

St Jerome

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Oil on canvas, 98 x 79 cm
Private collection

Hendrick van Somer (called Enrico Fiammingo) was a Dutch painter active in Italy. He was a distinguished pupil of Jusepe de Ribera in Naples. His St Jerome shows the strong influence of Ribera's painting of the same subject.