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Title(s):

Saint Jerome and the trumpet Saint Jerome hearing the trumpet of the Last Judgement Saint Jerome in the wilderness

Maker:

Ribera, Jusepe de (lo Spagnoletto); printmaker; Italian artist, 1590-1652

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1621

School/Style:

Spanish

Period:

17th Century

Production
Note:

Only state.

Technique(s):

etching
engraving; touches
surface tone

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 324, mm
width, plate, 242, mm
height, sheet, 327, mm
width, sheet, 245, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Notes:

This version of St Jerome was, like the Penitent Saint Peter, a variant on the composition of one of Ribera's early Neapolitan paintings. The plate was damaged, probably by acid during the etching process, and all impressions show the somewhat disturbing streaks across the plate.

Inscription(s):

monogram; image lower right; printed; HISP RIBERA [in the form of two monograms); Ribera's monogram - see Bartsch, 20, p. 79 for an explanation of its meaning
date; image lower right; printed; 1621
inscription; verso; black ink; Sept. 1801. No. 130; Sale date and lot number (?)
inscription; verso; graphite; 199; Fitzwilliam sorting number, not followed in mounting of prints in album

Alternative
Number(s):

Bartsch; 5
Illustrated Bartsch; 5
Brown (Ribera); 4 Only state

Exhibition(s):

Saint Jerome and His Lion. 1995-05 - 1995-09
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 45

Lord Fitzwilliam's print albums. 1994-05-17 - 1994-09-18
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Related Object(s):

31.K.12; Miscellaneous Collection of Engravings
31.K.12-108; Saint Jerome and the angel
24.I.2-79; Saint Jerome reading
AD.1.18-140; Saint Jerome and the angel

Accession:

Object Number: 31.K.12-294
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 93633; input: 2003-06-23; modified: 2013-02-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/93633