Iconography
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalSocrates
Authors and philosophers ClassicalSeneca the YoungerHalf figure or full size
Types of portrait
With objectsMirror
SOCIAL LIFE
Authors, scholars and philosophers
PhilosophersPhilosopher holding mirror
Further details
The present work may have belonged to the series of 'twelve Philosophers' commissioned by the 3rd Duke of Alcalá; identification with Socrates or with Seneca has been suggested
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ribera, Jusepe de (Lo Spagnoletto) (1591-1652)
DATE
2nd quarter 17th century
LOCATION
London, Christie's (lot 34) (2 July 2013)
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of Christie's Ltd
Contact
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