First Appearance at Auction of a “Saint Peter” by Jusepe de Ribera

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A splendid find—a Ribera in fine condition, signed, dated and with a wax seal with Cardinal Flavio Chigi's arms—is now making its auction debut. Jusepe de Ribera (1588-1656), The Penitent Saint Peter, oil on canvas signed and dated on the bottom left "Jusepe de Ribera espanol F/ 1638", 76 x 64 cm/29.9 x 25.2 in.Estimate: €200,000/300,000 Rediscoveries are legion, but those that are already established works are rare. This painting is signed, certainly, but above all, it is listed. In the volume published in 2019 in honor of Nicola Spinosa, Francesco Petrucci, curator of the Chigi Palace in Ariccia, gave a precise

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