Penitent St. Jerome — Albrecht Altdorfer

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Büssender Hl. Hieronymus (Penitent St. Jerome), 1507 by Albrecht Altdorfer (c. 1480-1538)

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3 thoughts on “Penitent St. Jerome — Albrecht Altdorfer”

  1. Jerome was a brilliant asshole who otherwise had many of the marks of sanctity. If he were not hitting himself or stabbing himself or whatever he’s doing here, he would not be a saint. Glad he’s kicking himself in the ass. Makes me feel OK about asking him for his prayers.

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