Lot 35
  • 35

Studio of Jusepe de Ribera, called Lo Spagnoletto

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
37,500 USD
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Description

  • Studio of Jusepe de Ribera, called Lo Spagnoletto
  • Saint Andrew, half length
  • oil on canvas
  • 51 by 40 in.; 130 by 101.7 cm.

Provenance

Possibly Principe Doria, Rome;
Possibly Altemps collection;
A. Katz, Amsterdam;
Anonymous sale (“From a Private Collection”), New York, Christie’s, 16 April 1986, lot 153 (as Ribera);
There acquired by the present collector.

Catalogue Note

This painting follows the composition of a Saint Andrew in the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Narbonne, published by Nicola Spinosa as a copy after a lost original, thought to date after 1630.1 On the basis of digital images, Spinosa does not exclude the possibility that the present lot may be autograph.

1. N. Spinosa, Ribera, La obra completa, Madrid 2008, p. 517, cat. no. D8.
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