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Virgin of Humility and Saint Jerome Translating the Gospel of John

c. 1400-1405
Attributed to Benedetto di Bindo, also called Benedetto di Bindo Zoppo (Italian (active Siena and Perugia), first securely documented 1409, died 1417)
On the right panel of this diptych, or two-paneled, folding painting, Saint Jerome translates the Gospel of John from Greek to Latin. The Latin is carefully inscribed in the lower book, but the artist must have been less familiar with Greek, for the upper book contains gibberish.

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