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The Poet

about 1620–21
Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish (active in Italy), 1591–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 10; Brown (1989) 3, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.9 x 12.2 cm (6 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)(with thread margins at the lower left and bottom; otherwise trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

1996.35

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso, bottom left, in pencil, "Coll. W. Stirling"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

William Stirling of Keir (sold Sotheby's, London, March 12, 1964, lot 112); C.G. Boerner, New York; from whom purchased March 27, 1996

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard