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The Penitence of Saint Peter: 31.K.12-107

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Penitence of Saint Peter
Saint Peter, penitent


Printmaker: Ribera, Jusepe de (lo Spagnoletto)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: AD 1621



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 317 mm Width 242 mm
Sheet Height 317 mm Width 242 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HISP RIBERA [in the form of two monograms)
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1621 [reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 198
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.K.12-107
Primary reference Number: 93632
Bartsch: 7
Illustrated Bartsch: 7
Brown (Ribera): 6 I/II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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