Drawing of the Virgin at center right looking up, surrounded by flying winged putti.


  • Title: The Immaculate Conception
  • Creator: Jusepe de Ribera
  • Date Created: ca. 1640
  • Physical Dimensions: w131 x h242 cm
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, red chalk on paper
  • Provenance: Giovanni Piancastelli; Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY. Finch College Museum of Art. " The Two Sicilies". Feb.4-May 17, 1970. Naples, Italy. Castel Sant'Elmo. "Jusepe de Ribera" Feb 27-May17, 1992 (exhibited in Naples and Madrid only -Not at Metroplitan)
  • Dimensions: 24.2 x 13.1 cm (9 1/2 x 5 3/16 in.)Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)
  • Bibliography: Cento disegni napoletani, Gabinetto disegni e stampe W. Vitzthum and A.M. Petrioli (Florence: Uffizi, l967) no. 38The Two Sicilies: Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum Elaine Evans Dee and Robert Manning (New York: Finch College Museum of Art, l970), p. 5, no. 4Jusepe de Ribera: Prints and Drawings Jonathan Brown (Princeton: The Art Museum, Princeton U., l973) pp. 177-178, 215, cat. 64La obra pict rica completa de Ribera Nicola Spinosa (Mil n, l978; Barcelona, l979), no. 92.4Historia del dibujo espa ol de la Edad Media a Goya A.E. P rez S nchez (Mil n: l986) p. 206Jusepe de Ribera l591-l652 A.E. P rez S nchez and Nicola Spinosa, Ed. (Naples: Electa Napoli, l992) no. 2.51Ribera 1591-1652 A.E. P rez S nchez and Nicola Spinosa, Ed. (Madrid: Museo del Prado, l992) p. 478, D. 61

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