About This Artwork

Master of the Lille Adoration
Netherlandish, active about 1520-40

Saint Jerome in Penitence, 1525/30

Oil on panel
34.2 x 25.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 in.)

Gift of Suzette and Eugene Davidson, 2016.435

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Richard L. Feigen & Co., Old Masters and the Modern Environment, September 20– October 21, 1972, no. 4.

Ownership History

British private collection, based on the label from an auction catalogue attached to the back of the panel (the label reads ALBERT DURER/11. Saint Jerome meditating. Very masterly). Julius Weitzner, London, by 1972 (according to email from Richard Feigen to Martha Wolff, October 19 and 20, 2016); consigned by Weitzner to Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York and Chicago, by 1972 (according to email exchange cited above and Feigen’s 1972 exhibition); sold to Suzette Morton Davidson (died 1996), Chicago and Santa Barbara, September 22, 1972 (according to Mrs. Davidson’s collection notes; copy supplied by her son, Victor Zurcher); by descent to Mr. and Mrs. Victor K. Zurcher, Hampshire, Ill.

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