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San Girolamo penitente (1606)

Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) San Girolamo penitente (The Penitent Saint Jerome) 1606 Oil on wood panel, 52.7 x 41.6 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton While in the Syrian desert (A.D. 374–379), Jerome was tempted by Satan (the monster in the crevice…

Vergine delle rocce (c.1508)

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Vergine delle rocce (Virgin of the Rocks) c.1491–1499 and 1506–1508 Oil on poplar, thinned and cradled, 189.5 x 120 cm National Gallery, London Full title: The Virgin with the Infant Saint John the Baptist adoring the Christ Child…