LISS, Johann
(b. ca. 1590, Oldenburg, d. 1631, Verona)

The Vision of St Jerome

c. 1627
Oil on canvas, 225 x 175 cm
San Nicola da Tolentino, Venice

Painted in delicate, tenuous hues, the painting represents the dialogue between St Jerome and an angel. It may well be the most original and important altarpiece produced in seventeenth-century Venice.

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