St. Jerome Reading

about 1624
Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish (active in Italy), 1591–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 03; Brown (1989) 13, only state (Brown describes a trial proof, but does not list it as a separate state)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 25.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

50.288

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

On the verso of this impression is a maculature of Ribera’s Lamentation (Bartsch 1; Brown (1989) 17).

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2775); verso, bottom left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2775); Craddock & Barnard, London; from whom purchased March 9, 1950

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund