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Saint Apollonia
Saint Apollonia
Date:
ca. 1625–1630
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink On Tan Laid Paper Mounted To Another Sheet
Dimensions:
18.9 x 12.9 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Joseph Green Cogswell (1786-1871); Mortimer Leo Schiff (1877-1931); Moore S. Achenbach (1878-1963)

Accession Number:
1963.24.620
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Princeton University Art Museum and Cambridge (MA), Fogg Art Museum, Jusepe de Ribera: Prints and Drawings, 1973, no. 11 (cat. by J. Brown)
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Spanish Baroque Drawings in North American Collections, 1974, no. 34 (cat. by Gridley McKim Smith)
Madrid, Museo del Prado, and New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ribera 1591-1652, 1992, no. D 25 (Eng. edn. no. 104) (entry by M. B. Mena Marqués)
Dallas, Meadows Museum,Between Heaven and Hell. The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera, 2017, no. 95 (cat. by G. Finaldi, no. 22)

standing draped female figure (Saint Apollonia) , apparently half blindfolded, holding pincers for extracting teeth in her right hand
Tall female stepping from low stone; seems to grasp a thong hanging from an iron ring in a stone wall.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”