RIBERA, Jusepe de
(b. 1591, Játiva, d. 1652, Napoli)

The Lamentation

Oil on canvas, 157 x 210 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

A characteristic feature of Ribera's work is his extremely realistic mode of presentation, as can be seen in the pale face of Christ and the face of his grieving mother.