Description

    JUSEPE DE RIBERA (Spanish, 1590-1652)
    Penitence of Saint Peter, 1621
    Etching with some engraving
    12-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (31.8 x 24.1 cm) (plate)
    16-1/2 x 12-5/8 inches (41.9 cm x 32.1 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated in plate lower right: HSP RBA / 1621 [in reverse]


    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, London, February 27, 1964, lot 111;
    Private collection, Fort Worth, Texas, acquired from the above.


    Condition Report*:

    Matted and framed. Very good impression; print trimmed to border on top and right edges, and slightly inside border on left and bottom edges; platemark not present; print laid on older laid paper, and the laid paper to which print is mounted bears older tabs and tape verso as well as a faint pencil inscription of a 3 in a circle center verso. Thin half-inch paper loss at upper right corner associated with 1-1/4 inch repaired horizontal tear. Minor foxing in lower left corner and a couple spots in upper left and right corners (not active). Pinpoint loss at saint's midcalf. Very slight time-toning and window mark extending 1/2 inch onto mounting paper. Framed Dimensions 17.625 X 21.125 Inches

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