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Jusepe de Ribera
The Immaculate Conception

oil on canvas
254 X 175.9 cm (100 x 69-1/4 in)
Church and Convent of Monjas Agostinas Descalzas, Salamanca, Spain, commissioned by Manuel de Fonseca y Zuñiga, Conde de Monterrey,who founded the convent in 1635; Marquès de Salamanca y Mayol [Marquès de Salamanca, d. 1866], Madrid; (sale, at his residence by Charles Pillet, Paris, 3-6 June 1867, no. 26, bought in); (Salamanca Sale, Charles Pillet, Paris, 25 January 1875, no. 30). Anonymous Collection, Paris, in 1934. Baron Heinrich von Thyssen-Bornemisza [18751947], Rohoncz Castle, Austria and Villa Favorita, Castagnola, Switzerland, by 1937; [1] on join account with (M. Knoedler & Sons and Pinakos, Inc. [Rudolf Heinemann]) in 1956; sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 2 January 1957; gift to the Columbia Museum of Art in 1961, CMA 1962.19. [1] Stiftung Sammlung Schloss Roholncz I: Verzeichnis der Gemälde, Zurich, 1937, p. 129, Cat. No. 351.
CMA 1962.19
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