Scenes from the Life of Saint Jerome: Predella
This painting is part of the group: S. Gerolamo Altarpiece

The predella, or lower section of the altarpiece, has the Rucellai arms and four scenes: Saint Jerome taking the thorn out of the lion's paw; his vision when ill; his death; and his appearance with Saint John the Baptist to Saint Augustine.

This section runs along the bottom of the main painting, showing 'Saint Jerome in Penitence with Saints and Donors'.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
about 1446 - 1497
Full title
Scenes from the Life of Saint Jerome: Predella
Group
Date made
about 1490
Medium and support
Tempera on poplar?
Dimensions
235 x 258 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1855
Inventory number
NG227.2
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: S. Gerolamo Altarpiece

Painting
Francesco Botticini
about 1490
Francesco Botticini, Saint Jerome in Penitence with Saints and Donors