BENING, Simon
(b. 1483, Ghent, d. 1561, Bruges)

Penitent St Jerome

1515-20
Tempera on parchment, 39 x 32 cm
Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial

This independent illumination is the central panel of a triptych, the side panels representing the Flight into Egypt, and St Anthony of Padua, respectively. It shows the artist's debt to Patenier, the leading landscape artist of the time.




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