Jusepe De Ribera (Lo Spagnoletto)

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Style: Baroque

Place: Xàtiva

Born: 1591

Death: 1652

Nationality: Spain

Biography:

Jusepe de Ribera, probably an italianization of Josep de Ribera (January 12, 1591 - September 2, 1652) was a Spanish Tenebrist painter and printmaker, also known as José de Ribera in Spanish and as Giuseppe Ribera in Italian. He was also called by his contemporaries and early writers Lo Spagnoletto, or "the Little Spaniard". Ribera was a leading pa...