The Immaculate Conception

Jusepe de Riberaca. 1640

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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

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  • Title: The Immaculate Conception
  • Creator: Jusepe de Ribera
  • Date Created: ca. 1640
  • Provenance: Giovanni Piancastelli; Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee
  • Physical Dimensions: w131 x h242 cm
  • 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
  • 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