Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Whereabouts unknown

Object details


Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Technique and support

Oil on panel


47.8 x 40.2 cm


Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

After Van Dyck [Díaz Padrón 2012]

Collection and provenance


Whereabouts unknown


Comte Charles Cavens, Brussels, by 1909;
his sale, Galerie J. & A. Le Roy Frères, Brussels, 22 December 1922 (142), as manner of Rubens;
Collection Gevers-Grisar, Antwerp, by February 1929;
sale, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 24-25 May 1944 (54), as attributed to Rubens;
with Leegenhoek, Paris, at least 1949-1954;
sale, Dorotheum, Vienna, 17 March 1955 (30), as Van Dyck;
bought by Count von Goëss, Austria, and thence by descent;
sale, Christie’s, Amsterdam, 8 May 2012 (25), as circle of Van Dyck;
European private collection;
sale, Koller, Zurich, 26 March 2021 (3027), as Van Dyck.



Cavens 1909, p. 24, no. 74, as Rubens;
Brussels Somzée (before 1922), p. 32, no. 101, as Rubens;
Van Melkebeke 1944, as after Rubens;
Paris 1954, no. 53, as Van Dyck, with partially incorrect provenance and literature;
Prado 1975, I, pp. 95-8, under no. 1473, as after Van Dyck;
Brussels 1975, p. 64, under no. 14, as after Van Dyck;
Madrid 1977, pp. 51-2, under no. 26, as after Van Dyck;
Larsen 1988, II, no. 219, as Van Dyck; under no. 223, as after Van Dyck;
Prado 1995, I, p. 420, under no. 1473, as after Van Dyck;
Barnes et al. 2004, p. 51, under no. I.35 (N. De Poorter), as not by Van Dyck;
Díaz Padrón 2012, p. 332, as after Van Dyck.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled



Genus of wood


Number of planks


Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 286
Dated: AD 1293 – 1578
Felled: After AD 1588 (terminus post quem)
Origin: south-eastern Belgium/ north-eastern France

Planks of the same tree


Date of investigation

27 June 2019

Dendro report no.



Drs. Justin Davies

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