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  • 1994/2.17 - The Farnese Hercules, Jacob Bos, 1562; 18 1/8 in. x 12 5/8 in.

  • 1970/1.179Lamentation, Bartolommeo da Brescia, 1565; 10 5/8 in. x 7 11/16 in. 
  • 1985/1.86 - Mars and Venus Surrounded by Nymphs and Putti, Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio, circa 1530-1540; 16 1/2 in. x 13 3/16 in.
  • 1979/1.153 - The Dead Christ Supported by an AngelGiuseppe Scolaricirca 158218 1/8 in. x 12 3/16 in. 

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  • 1954/2.54 - Study of a Male Nude with Floating Drapery, Isaac Claesz van Swanenburg, 1562-1638; 12 7/16 in. x 7 15/16 in.
  • 1983/2.249 - The Resurrection, Marten van Heemskerck, 1548-1574; 8 3/8 in. x 5 9/16 in.
  • 1957/1.33 - The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, Jusepe de Ribera, 1624; 13 1/2 in. x 10 3/8 in. 
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The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew

Accession Number
1957/1.33

Title
The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew

Artist(s)
Jusepe de Ribera

Object Creation Date
1624

Medium & Support
etching with some engraving on paper

Dimensions
13 9/16 x 10 7/16 in. (34.3 x 26.4 cm);22 3/16 x 18 3/16 in. (56.2 x 46.04 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser

Label copy
Ribera's predilection for gruesome martyrdoms is evident in his etching of Saint Bartholomew being flayed alive. The artist's knowledge of anatomy and his ability to give a sense of realism enhances the horror presented by this scene of torture.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
death
nudes
trees

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