(1490 - 1553)
Girolamo Giovenone was active/lived in Italy. Girolamo Giovenone is known for painting.
Biography Girolamo Giovenone
as a provincial Master 1450) Succession Montreal The saint, one of the four Church Fathers, wearing cardinal insignias, is seen at a three quarters angle, slightly turned, in front of an ornamental drapery with painted red patterns on a cream coloured background. According to legend, when he retreated to the desert to do penance, Saint Jerome pulled a thorn from the sore paw of a lion that was there for that purpose. It is this episode that the painter depicted here. Born into a family of artists, his father Amadeo was "maestro di legname" (master of wood) and his brothers were painters. Gerolamo Giovenone’s career take place mainly in Vercelli in his family workshop. The first documents concerning him that have made it to the present day,
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