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The Poet

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1590-1952 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ribera, Jusepe de (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper, etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf G, box 23

Physical description

One of a collection of 12 portrait format etchings, consisting of the title page, and 11 plates depicting either eyes, ears, mouths and noses, whole heads, hands and arms, feet, legs, St. Jerome in the desert and the martyrdom of St. Bartholomew. All are copied in reverse.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)


1590-1952 (made)


Ribera, Jusepe de (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Paper, etching

Marks and inscriptions

Ioseph Ribera Espanõl Invent AB
The title page is lettered with the above inscription and the artist's monogram


Height: 10.75 in, Width: 8.325 in

Descriptive line

One of a collection of 12 etchings, entitled 'The Poet,' by Jusepe de Ribera, Spain, 1590-1652

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935





Subjects depicted

Ears; Mouths; Arm; Feet; Hand; Desert; Head; Eyes; Legs; Nose




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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