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Jusepe de Ribera, called lo Spagnoletto

The Lamentation of Christ

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Jusepe de Ribera, called lo Spagnoletto

Jusepe de Ribera, called lo Spagnoletto

The Lamentation of Christ

The Lamentation of Christ

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

40,320

USD

Jusepe de Ribera, called lo Spagnoletto

Játiva, Valencia 1591 - 1652 Naples

The Lamentation of Christ


Pen and brown ink on blue-gray paper, within brown ink framing lines;

bears the remains of an old attribution in brown ink, lower left: Fapresto(?) and bears numbering in brown ink on the old backing: D/.6.

129 by 169 mm; 5 by 6 5/8 in

Laid down on to the remains of an old album page. There is some slight staining and scattered foxing to the extremities. There is a small pin prick hole to the foot of the left hand figure. Otherwise the drawing remains in predominantly good condition with only some slight drop back in the vibrancy of the brown ink. Sold unframed.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Bears unidentified collector's numbering (L.3178, on old backing);
possibly Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926)1;
sale, London, Christie's, 29 November 1983, lot 84;
with Spencer Samuels, New York,
where acquired 1984
G. Finaldi, 'Aspects of the Life and Work of Jusepe de Ribera, 1591-1652,' (PhD diss, London, Courtauld Institute of Art), 1995, no. 15;
Ribera: la Piedad, exh. cat., Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2003, pp.23-25, fig. 4;
G. Finaldi, Jusepe de Ribera, The Drawings, Catalogue raisonné, Madrid/Dallas 2016, pp. 122-3, cat. 34