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Enjoying the Wilderness in an Autumn Grove

Until the early 1340s, Ni Zan lived the life of a wealthy dilettante, spending his time among the precious books, antiques, and flowers of his Pure and Secluded Pavilion. His painting style at the time, as seen... more

Saint Anthony the Abbot in the Wilderness

This panel is part of a cycle of scenes depicting the life of the hermit Saint Anthony Abbot. The painter's penchant for original and descriptive narrative detail appears in the treatment of the desert landscap... more

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

The Metropolitan displays in its galleries an important group of quattrocento reliefs of the Madonna and Child by such Italian Renaissance masters as Antonio Rossellino (see acc. no. 14.40.675) and Benedetto da... more

Christ in the Wilderness Served by Angels

Master i.e. (German, active 1480–1500)

Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Majnun in the Wilderness

This drawing depicts Majnun in the desert chucking a fawn under the chin. The Arab boy Qais earned the name Majnun, meaning 'mad one', because he fell in love with Laila and his unrequited desire drove him craz... more

St. Jerome in the Wilderness

The model of this plaquette dates to about 1490, and is stylistically related to Moderno’s Pietà. A more accomplished and probably later variant exists in two very rare casts (National Gallery of Art, Washingto... more

Majnun in the Wilderness

Attributed to Iran

St. Jerome in the Wilderness

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

St. Jerome in the Wilderness

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Hans Süss von Kulmbach (German, Kulmbach ca. 1480–1522 Nuremberg)

Christ in the Wilderness

Following his baptism by John the Baptist, Christ retired to the wilderness for forty days: "And he was there . . . forty days, tested by Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to him" (... more

St John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Giulio Sanuto (Italian, active 1540–88)

St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)

St. Jerome in the Wilderness (S. Hieronymus in Deserto) from The Large Landscapes

The figure of Saint Jerome, the monk and church scholar who sought spiritual refuge in the wilderness, forms but a minute part of this composition. Bent over a book in the right foreground with his lion, the sa... more

St. Jerome in the Wilderness (S. Hieronymus in Deserto) from The Large Landscapes

Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)

Mary Magdalen Repentant in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Eustace in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

Mary Magdalen Repentant in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Jerome Translating the Bible in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Onuphrius in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

St Francis Penitent in the Wilderness

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Annibale Carracci was one of the most important artists working in Italy during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Together with his cousin Ludovico and his brother Agostino, he played a critic... more

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

Mary Magdalen in the Wilderness

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

Seated Man in the Wilderness

Drawings of kneeling figures in landscape proliferated in the first quarter of the seventeenth century in Iran. Often, but not exclusively, the figures are men drinking, reading poetry or holding a flower or f... more

Two Hermits in the Wilderness

Domenico Maria Canuti (Italian, Bologna 1625–1684 Bologna)

St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Praying male penitent in the wilderness

Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)

Elijah Visited by an Angel in the Wilderness (I Kings 19:4-8)

Jean-Baptiste Bénard (French, 18th century)

Wilderness Colors

In the mid-1690s, after a life of wandering, Shitao settled permanently in Yangzhou, a bustling commercial city on the Grand Canal that eclipsed Suzhou during the eighteenth century as the most vigorous economi... more

St. John Preaching in the Wilderness

Between 1716 and 1727 Alexander Menshikov set up several faience workshops in Strelna on the outskirts of Saint Petersburg to produce tiles in the Dutch style to embellish the interiors of his palace—the city's... more

View of the Wilderness at Kew

The magnificent Chinese Pagoda of Kew Gardens, designed in 1757 by William Chambers, has always attracted much attention. In the mid-eighteenth century, the pagoda fueled a rage for such buildings throughout Eu... more

A Column of Oriental Travelers Scattered by a Dust Storm (The Israelites Passing through the Wilderness Preceded by the Pillar of Clouds)

West settled in Bristol in the 1820s and was quickly recognized as a leader by local artists. This work belongs to a group of monochrome drawings he made while associated with the Bristol Sketching Society befo... more

Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness (recto); Two Portrait Studies of the Artist's Wife, and a Study of a Leg and Torso (verso)

After bearing a son to her childless master, Abraham, the Egyptian slave Hagar was expelled from the household by his jealous wife, Sarah, and forced to wander in the wilderness of Beersheba (Gen. 21:9-14). Ric... more

Hagar in the Wilderness

This picture, shown at the Salon of 1835, is the earliest of four large, ambitious biblical paintings that Corot exhibited in the 1830s and 1840s. Like the Museum’s The Burning of Sodom, it illustrates the stor... more

map from "Ptolemy's knowledge of Arabia, especially of Hadhramaut and the wilderness El-Ahkaf. [Reprinted from the “Classical Museum,” no. VII.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "Ptolemy's knowledge of Arabia, especially of Hadhramaut and the wilderness El-Ahkaf. [Reprinted from the “Classical Museum,” no. VII.]". The title and subject te... more

map from "Remarks on Mount Serbal being the true Mount Sinai; on the Wilderness of Sin; on the Manna of the Israelites and on the Sinaic Inscriptions"

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "Remarks on Mount Serbal being the true Mount Sinai; on the Wilderness of Sin; on the Manna of the Israelites and on the Sinaic Inscriptions". The title and subje... more

The tabernacle in the wilderness, and plan of the encampment. Exod. XI. 2 / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.

Print shows a temporary tabernacle building surrounded by a curtained wall in a large clearing with tents comprising the "First Division Camp of Judah" on the east side, the "Second Division Camp of Reuben" on ... more