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Four Prophets of the Old Testament: Jonah, Jeremiah, Zachariah, and Elijah
  • Cola dell'Amatrice
    1489–1559
    born: Amatrice, Kingdom of Naples (present-day Italy) ; died: Ascoli Piceno, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • Four Prophets of the Old Testament: Jonah, Jeremiah, Zachariah, and Elijah, circa 1516
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 108.6 x 60.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 42 3/4 x 24 in
  • Gift of Swannie Smith Zink
  • On view: Gallery 407
  • 1960.0065
Description
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Painted scene of four full-length figures. The figure in the upper left (identified as Jonah) has his proper right foot and hand on a large gray fish located in the center left. The upper right figure (identified as Jeremiah), is bearded and has a book and a scroll. The bottom center figure is identified as Zachariah, and the center left figure (identified as Elijah), is wearing a tunic and and leaning on a chariot wheel.