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Inscription

lower left: [Bellinu]s MCCCCCV

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Provenance

Frederick John Monson, 5th baron Monson [1809-1841], Gatton Park, near Reigate, Surrey; by inheritance to his cousin, William John Monson, 6th baron Monson [1796-1862], Gatton Park and Burton Hall, Lincolnshire; by inheritance to his son, William John Monson, viscount Oxenbridge and 7th baron Monson [1829-1898], Burton Hall, Lincolnshire; (Monson sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 12 May 1888, no. 12); purchased by Murray [probably Charles Fairfax Murray [1849-1919, London and Florence]. Charles Butler [1822-1910], London and Warren Wood, Hatfield, Hertford; purchased 1891 by Robert Henry [1850-1929] and Evelyn Holford [1856-1943] Benson, London and Buckhurst Park, Sussex; sold 1927 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); probably sold by 1929 to Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York; (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold May 1936 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1894
Exhibition of Venetian Art, The New Gallery, London, 1894-1895, no. 169.
1909
National Loan Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, London, 1909-1910, no. 78.
1912
A Collection of Pictures of the Early Venetian School and Other Works of Art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1912, no. 35 (no. 27 and pl. XXIII of illustrated catalogue titled Early Venetian Pictures and Other Works of Art).
1927
Loan Exhibition of the Benson Collection of Old Italian Masters, City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1927, no. 35.
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 292 (no. 171 in commemorative catalogue published 1931; not in souvenir catalogue).
1938
Venetian Paintings of the 15th & 16th Centuries, M. Knoedler and Company, New York, 1938, no. 2, repro., as Saint Jerome Reading in a Landscape.
1999
Il Rinascimento a Venezia e la pittura del Nord ai tempi di Bellini Dürer Tiziano [Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Bellini, Dürer, and Titian], Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1999-2000, no. 121, repro.
2006
Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2006-2007, no. 22, repro.

Bibliography

1894
Berenson, Bernard. The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance. New York and London, 1894: 82.
1895
Berenson, Bernard. Venetian Painting, Chiefly before Titian, at the Exhibition of Venetian Art. London, 1895: 19, 24.
1895
Gronau, Georg. "Correspondence d'Angleterre." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 13 (1895): 259.
1895
Seidlitz, W. "Die Austellung venezianischer Kunst in der New Gallery zu London im Winter 1894-95." Repertorium für Kunstwissénschaft 18 (1895): 210-211 (209-216).
1898
Ffoulkes, Costanza. "L'esposizione dell'arte veneta a Londra." Archivio storico dell'arte 1 (1898) ser. 2: 73, 76 (69-86).
1901
Berenson, Bernard. The Study and Criticism of Italian Art. London, 1901: 113.
1901
Fry, Roger. Giovanni Bellini. New York and London, 1901: 46, note 1.
1905
Reinach, Salomon. Répertoire de Peintures du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance. 6 vols. Paris, 1905: 1:561.
1907
Cust, Lionel. "La Collection de M. R.-H. Benson." Les Arts 70 (October 1907): 3 (2-32).
1909
Brockwell, Maurice, and Herbert Cook. A Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings in the National Loan Exhibition. London, 1909: 120, no. 78.
1910
Fry, Roger. "La mostra di antichi dipinti alle 'Grafton Galleries' di Londra." RassA 10, no. 3 (March 1910): 36 (35-39).
1910
Monod, François. "L'exposition nationale des maitres anciens." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 3, no. 631 (January 1910): 59 (43-65).
1912
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in North Italy. Edited by Tancred Borenius. 3 vols. London, 1912: 1:273 note.
1914
Benson, Robert Henry. Catalogue of Italian Pictures at 16 South Street, Park Lane, London and Buckhurst in Sussex. London, privately printed, 1914: no. 73.
1914
Borenius, Tancred. Catalogue of Italian Pictures at 16 South Street, Park Lane, London and Buckhurst in Sussex Collected by Robert and Evelyn Benson. London, 1914: 143-144, no. 73.
1916
Berenson, Bernard. Venetian Painting in America. New York, 1916: 238-239, fig. 99.
1923
Marle, Raimond van. The Development of the Italian Schools of Painting. 19 vols. The Hague, 1923-1938: 17(1935):313-314, 515.
1924
Venturi, Adolfo. L'arte a San Girolamo. Milan, 1924: 61-62, fig. 44.
1928
Gronau, Georg. Spatwerke des Giovanni Bellini. Strasbourg, 1928: 20, 24, fig. 21. (Italian ed. "Le opere tarde di Giovanni Bellini." Part 2: Pinacotheca 1, no. 3 [1928]: 122, 127, fig. 20.)
1929
"American Loans to Italian Show in London." Art News 28, no. 13 (28 December 1929): 3-4.
1929
Cortissoz, Royal. "The Clarence H. Mackay Collection." International Studio 94, no. 391 (December 1929): 34, repro.
1930
Gronau, Georg. Giovanni Bellini. New York, 1930: 215, no. 159.
1931
Bainiel, Lord David Lindsay, and Kenneth Clark. A Commemorative Catalogue of the Exhibition of Italian Art Held in the Galleries of the Royal Academy, Burlington House, London, January-March 1930. 2 vols. Oxford and London, 1931: 1:59, no. 171.
1931
Frankfurter, Alfred. "Masterpieces of Landscape Painting in American collections." The Fine Arts 18, no. 1 (December 1931): 22-23, repro.
1932
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932: 71. Italian ed., 1936: 61.
1933
Venturi, Lionello. Italian Paintings in America. 3 vols. New York and Milan, 1933: 2:pl. 401 and note.
1935
Dussler, Luitpold. Giovanni Bellini. Frankfurt, 1935: 150.
1937
Gamba, Carlo. Giovanni Bellini. Milan, 1937: 147, fig. 159 (French ed. translated by Jean Chuzeville, Paris, n.d.: 157, fig. 159).
1938
Breuning, Margaret. "New York Views the Venetians." Magazine of Art 31, no. 5 (May 1938): 292-293, repro.
1938
Frankfurter, Alfred. "Venetian Holiday: XV and XVI Centuries in Review." Art News 36, no. 29 (16 April 1938): 10-11, repro.
1938
Friedlaender, Walter. "Venetian Paintings of the XV and XVI Centuries." Art in America 26, no. 3 (July 1938): 127.
1940
McBride, Ruth Q. "Old Masters in a New National Gallery." The National Geographic Magazine 78, no. 1 (July 1940): 32, pl. 9.
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 89, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 20, no. 328.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 246, repro. 68.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 51, repro.
1945
Hendy, Philip, and Ludwig Goldscheider. Giovanni Bellini. Oxford and London, 1945: 34, pl. 107.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 94, repro.
1948
Kennedy, Ruth Wedgwood. The Renaissance Painter's Garden. Oxford, 1948: no. 59, repro.
1949
Dussler, Luitpold. Giovanni Bellini. Vienna, 1949: 100, pl. 138.
1953
Coletti, Luigi. Pittura veneta del Quattrocento. Novara, 1953: 67, pl. 144.
1957
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. 2 vols. London, 1957: 36.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 143, repro.
1959
Pallucchini, Rodolfo. Giovanni Bellini. Milan, 1959: 102, 153-154, fig. 198. (English ed., translated by R. Boothroyd, London, 1962: 105-106, 158-159, fig. 198.)
1960
Newton, Eric. The Arts of Man. Greenwich, Connecticut, 1960: 125-126, fig. 57.
1961
Davies, Martin. National Gallery Catalogues. The Earlier Italian Schools. London, 1961: 71-72.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 58, repro. pl. 53, color repro. pl. 52
1962
Heinemann, Fritz. Giovanni Bellini e i belliniani. 3 vols. Venice, 1962: 1:67, no. 226; 2:fig. 103.
1963
Bottari, Stefano. Tutta la pittura di Giovanni Bellini. 2 vols. Milan, 1963: 2:26, pl. 62, 63.
1964
Bonicatti, Maurizio. Aspetti dell'Umanesimo nella pittura veneta dal 1455 al 1515. Rome, 1964: 114-115.
1964
Meiss, Millard. Giovanni Bellini's 'St. Francis' in The Frick Collection. Princeton, 1964: 19.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 11
1967
Jungblut, Renate. Hieronymus Darstellung und Verehrung eines Kirchenvaters. Bamberg, 1967: 162-163, 296, no. 216.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 5, repro.
1968
Robertson, Giles. Giovanni Bellini. Oxford, 1968: 77-78, 115, 129, pl. 58b. Reprint, New York, 1981.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 39-40, fig. 96.
1969
Pignatti, Terisio. L'opera completa di Giovanni Bellini. Milan, 1969: 106, pl. 43.
1972
Fletcher, Jennifer. "The Provenance of Bellini's Frick 'St. Francis'." The Burlington Magazine 114, no. 829 (April 1972): 212.
1972
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 23, 409, 645.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 20, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:35-36, II:pl. 23
1980
Friedmann, Herbert. A Bestiary for Saint Jerome. Washington, D.C., 1980: 211, 213, 268, 286, 287, 296, 317, figs. 22-25.
1983
Lattanzi, Marco, and Marica Mercalli. "Il tema del San Girolamo nell'eremo nella cultura veneta tra Quattrocento e Cinquecento." In Il S. Girolamo di Lorenzo Lotto.... Exh. cat. Museo Naz. di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, 1983: 86, 90-93, fig. 52.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 112, no. 87, color repro.
1985
Donahue, Patricia. Nursing. The Finest Art. St. Louis, 1985: 85, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 39, repro.
1985
Gentili, Augusto, and Marco Lattanzi. "Girolamo nel desserto: l'ideologia, il modello, le varianti." In I giardini di contemplazione: Lorenzo Lotto, 1503/1512. Agusto Gentili, ed. Rome, 1985: 164-166, fig. 94.
1987
Pujmanová, Olga. Italské gotické a renesanciní obrazy: v ceskoslovenskych sbirkách. Exh. cat. Národní galery, Sternbersky palác, Praque, 1987: 47-48.
1987
Russo, Daniel. Saint Jérôme en Italie. Paris and Rome, 1987: 203, note 9.
1988
Rosand, David. "Giorgione, Venice, and the Pastoral Vision." In Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape. Exh. cat. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1988: 65, fig. 49.
1988
Wiebel, Christiane. Askese und Endlichkeitsdemut in der italienischen Renaissance. Weinheim, 1988: 102-103, fig. 47.
1989
Goffen, Rona. Giovanni Bellini. New Haven and London, 1989: 260, 290.
1990
Olivari, Mariolina. Giovanni Bellini. Florence, 1990: 47, fig. 63.
1991
Gentili, Augusto. "Giovanni Bellini, la bottega, i quadri di devozione." Venezia Cinquecento 1, no. 2 (July-December 1991): 41, fig. 12.
1991
Humfrey, Peter. "Two lost 'St. Jerome' altarpieces by Giovanni Bellini." Venezia Cinquecento 1, no. 2 (July-December 1991): 109, fig. 3.
1991
Morandotti, Alessandro. "La fortuna collezionistica della pittura gotica e rinascimetale fra Ottocento e Novecento." In Pittura italiana dal '300 al '500. Ed. Mauro Natale. Milan, 1991: 43.
1992
Maiorino, Giancarlo. Leonardo da Vinci. University Park, Pennsylvania, 1992: 34, fig. 5.
1992
Tempestini, Anchise. Giovanni Bellini: catalogo complete dei dipinti. Florence, 1992: 256-257, no. 91, color repro.
1993
One Hundred Saints. Their Lives and Likenesses Drawn from Butler's "Lives of the Saints" and Great Works of Western Art. Boston, 1993: 127-129, repro.
1994
Echols, Robert. "Cima and the Theme of Saint Jerome in the Wilderness." Venezia Cinquecento IV, no. 8 (July-December 1994): 47-69, figs. 4, 12.
1995
Fleming, William. Arts and Ideas. 9th ed. Fort Worth, 1995: 349, fig. 12.10.
1995
Paris, Jean. L'atelier Bellini. Paris, 1995: 234, 237-238, fig. 169.
1997
Tempestini, Achise. Giovanni Bellini. Milan, 1997: 77, 226-227, no. 107.
1998
Christiansen, Keith. "The View from Italy." In From Van Eyck to Bruegel: Early Netherlandish Painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. New York, 1998: 51-53, fig. 33.
1998
Faxon, Alicia Craig. "Reading." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography. 2 vols. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. Chicago and London, 1998: 2:769.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 70-74, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 38, no. 26, color repro.
2008
Giovanni Bellini. Exh. cat. by Mauro Lucco and Giovanni Carlo Federico Villa. Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, 2008-2009. Milan, 2008: 278, 310.

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