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image of The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew Jusepe de Ribera (artist)
Spanish, 1591 - 1652
The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, 1634
oil on canvas
overall: 104 x 113 cm (40 15/16 x 44 1/2 in.) framed: 134.6 x 143.8 x 10.2 cm (53 x 56 5/8 x 4 in.)
Gift of the 50th Anniversary Gift Committee
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From the Tour: Spanish Painting in the Seventeenth Century
Object 2 of 7


Bought in Italy c. 1810 by Richard Barré Dunning, Lord Ashburton (of the first creation) for his uncle-in-law George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse [d. 1850], Corehouse, Scotland; by descent to Colonel Alstair Joseph Edgar Cranstoun of that Ilk by 1960;[1] (his sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1983, no. 30). Private collection, London; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 July 1990, no. 83); purchased by NGA.

[1] According to the Sotheby's catalogues, which identify Dunning simply as Lord Ashburton. The Scots Peerage, 9 vols., Edinburgh, 1904-1914: 2:598, gives his full name and lists his marriage to Corehouse's niece Anne Selby Cunningham in 1805.

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