Juan de Herrera
St. Jerome

16th century
Sacristy, St. Mary's Monastery, Sobrado, Spain

The lion at the saint's foot is one of Jerome's most common attributes. Another is his cardinal's hat. The book refers to his authorship of most of the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible as well as many other influential works.

View this image in full resolution.
Read more about St. Jerome.

Photographed at the monastery by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.