Jusepe de Ribera

(1591 - 1652)
Ribera was born in Spain, at Játiva near Valencia, and probably received his training there under Francisco Ribalta. He moved soon afterwards to Italy and following a period in Rome settled in Naples in 1616. Ribera became well known for the realism of his treatment of violent subjects such as 'The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew' and 'The Flaying o...
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