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Artist: Juan de Valdés Leal
[Spanish painter, 1622-1690]

Title: Flagelación de San Jerónimo (Flagellation of Saint Jerome)

Date: 1657
Medium: oil on linen
Dimensions: 88 x 97 inches (224 x 245 cm)
Location: Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville, Spain

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An unusual scene, a saint being beaten by an angel at God's command. In fact it depicts a vision in which Sain Jerome saw himself being punished by the Angels of God for devoting more studying of classical literature than the Bible.

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