Workshop of Ambrosius Benson (Lombardy circa 1495-1550 Bruges)
Saint Jerome repentant oil on panel 85.5 x 65.7cm (33 11/16 x 25 7/8in).
PROVENANCE: De Spiegeleaere collection, Belgium, since 1953 and thence by descent to the present owner
EXHIBITED: Ghent, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Schilderijen uit Gentse Verzamelingen, 28 March - 31 May 1953, cat. no. 18, reproduced plate VIII; Malines, Comité Stad Mechelen Expo 58, Margareta van Oostenrijk en haar hof, 26 July - 15 September 1958, cat. no. 3; Toledo, Vlaamse Kunst, May - June 1969, cat. no. 13 (according to a label on the reverse)
LITERATURE: G. Marlier, Ambrosius Benson, Damme 1957, pp. 211 and 306, no. 91bis (as Ambrousius Benson)