Saint Bruno praying in the wilderness

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Saint Bruno praying in the wilderness. Engraving after C Mellan. He is kneeling, directed to front, turning his face upwards to right. In the background, four other hermits are shown in the Chartreuse mountains. Right, a dog. De Montaiglon (op. cit. p 56) passes on the tradition that the saint is a portrait by Mellan of Christophe Du Puy, a Carthusian and prior of the Charterhouse in Rome. Created 1600–1699. Hermits. Dogs. Chartreuse Mountains (France). Saint Bruno (approximately 1030–1101). Christophe Dupuy (1580–1654). Contributors: Claude Mellan (1598–1688). Work ID: tewdhhuc.

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