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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652)

    St. Peter, Penitent (B. 7; Brown 6 I)

    Price Realised  

    Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652)
    St. Peter, Penitent (B. 7; Brown 6 I)
    etching, 1621, a very good, strong impression of the first state, before the publisher's address, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Circle under a Crown, trimmed inside the platemark but retaining a 2 mm. fillet of blank paper outside the borderline on all sides, some foxing mainly along the sheet edges, a very skilfully repaired tear at the lower sheet edge, a small hole in a blank area at lower right, otherwise in good condition; with The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew (B. 6; Br. 12) by the same hand, a slightly later impression, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a Circle, trimmed on the platemark, generally in good condition
    S. 320 x 246 mm. (B. 7)
    S. 323 x 244 mm. (B. 6)


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    Provenance

    Possibly P. J. Mariette (cf. L. 2998), without his signature, but with an inscription in ink verso
    J. Sigmund Bermann, 1831 (L. 235)
    Friedrich Kalle (L. 1021)
    Kurt Klemperer (not in Lugt)