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CAN U ID THIS , WE TOOK IT THIS SUMMER IN ROME

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Vinny,
This is a representation of St. Jerome, the great fifth century writer of the Catholic church who first translated the Vulgate...the first Latin versions of the Bible.  He is also associated with a medieval story about removing a thorn from a lion's paw.  You can find plenty of information about St. Jerome on the internet.

As for this picture, I cannot tell you where you took it.  Certainly it depicts a muscular saint, characteristic of a Michelangelo, but I don't know that it is a Michelangelo.  Countless famous European artists have depicted St. Jerome including Michelangelo, daVinci, Carravaggio, Bernini and more.

Hopefully, this will jog your memory.  

Good luck in your research.
Stu  

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Stuart Cartwright

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American Fine Art Paintings.
Oils, Watercolors, Sketches. Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century. Hudson River School, Pennsylvania Academy, Cape Ann artists, Ash Can, Woodstock, Florida Indian River, American Impressionists, etc. I can provide some background about artists and perhaps a rough appraisal or guidance towards obtaining a value. I am acquainted with many of the best American art dealers and auction houses. Original works only, I do not follow the print market. I do NOT field questions about prints.

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I am not expert in European art. I encourage you to send questions on European artists to other experts on this service. NO PRINTS:I encourage you to seek help on prints elsewhere. Two sites come to mind: www.artoftheprint.com and www.philaprintshop.com

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I have been collecting original American Fine Art for over 20 years. I have curated art shows, and I have served as a dealer, providing appraisals and guidance for the last 8 years.

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Bachelor of Arts Master of Business Administration

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