May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 62

Price Realized: $ 2,750
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Saint Jerome Hearing the Trumpet of the Last Judgment.

Etching, 1621. 315x237 mm; 12 3/8x9 3/8 inches. Thid state (of 5). A very good, richly-inked, early impression with all the fine details distinct, with strong contrasts and no sign of wear. With thread margins outside the border line.

St. Jerome was the favorite subject of Ribera (1591-1652), who was born near Valencia, Spain, but produced most of his mature work, from the 1620s onward, in and around Naples, which was then part of the Spainish Empire.

With--The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, etching, 1624. 326x242 mm; 12 7/8x9 5/8 inches, thread margins. First state (of 2). A superb, crisp, well-inked and evenly-printed, early impression with all the details distinct and no sign of wear. Bartsch 4 and 6.