(b. 1600, Zaragoza, d. 1682, Zaragoza)

Apostle St Thomas

c. 1630
Oil on canvas, cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

Martínez studied in the workshop of Ribera in Naples around 1625, and later stayed in Rome, too. The strong, dark tonality and the dramatic composition can be explained by Italian influences.