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Image of Saint Jerome and Saint Augustine Writing Their Holy Books

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Marcantonio Bellavia
Italian Primary



Saint Jerome and Saint Augustine Writing Their Holy Books


16th century
Engraving

Plate
3.25 x 3.25 in. (8.255 x 8.255 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.20
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Italian
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • bishops - Clergymen of the highest order in Christian churches, usually charged with an administrative function such as the supervision of a diocese.
  • Christianity - Refers to the world religion and culture that developed in the first century CE, driven by the teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Its roots are in the Judaic tradition and the Old Testament. The tenets include a belief in the death and redemptive resurrection of Jesus. The religion incorporates a tradition of faith, ritual, and a form of church authority or leadership.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • religion and mythology
  • saints - People recognized by others as holy persons; in various religions, the dead who are believed to be in Heaven. In the Roman and Eastern Catholic churches, people who are formally recognized by the Church as having had exceptional holiness of life and therefore an exalted station in heaven, and who have often been formally canonized.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 3.25 x 3.25 in. (8.255 x 8.255 cm)

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