Girolamo Santacroce I
(1480 - 1556)
Girolamo Santacroce I was active/lived in Italy. Girolamo Santacroce I is known for religious subject painting.
A pupil of Gentile Bellini, Girolamo da Santacroce was likely employed
in the workshop of Giovanni Bellini after his master's death. Born in
Santacroce near Bergamo, the artist was active in Venice as early as
1503, when he was documented as witness in the will of Bellini's wife.1
Another version of Santacroce's Christ and the woman of Samaria, of
almost identical dimensions, can be found in the Museo Borgogna,
Vercelli along with a pendant, Noli me tangere, begging the question
whether the present painting may also have initially formed part of a
pair.2 The Vercelli paintings were attributed to Girolamo da Santacroce
by both Federico Zeri and Bernard Berenson, though Fritz Heinemann
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