Jusepe de Ribera - Archimedes, c. 1630 (detail)

Jusepe de Ribera/ José de Ribera

Spain

Painting, Printmaking

Jusepe de Ribera
José de Ribera
Male
Spain
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Jusepe de Ribera was a Spanish painter and printmaker born in 1591, who painted in a manner of Tenebrism – a style of painting using very pronounced chiaroscuro, where there are violent contrasts of light and dark, and where darkness becomes a dominating feature of the image.

Featured image: Jusepe de Ribera – Archimedes, c. 1630 (detail)