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                                      José de Ribera.
                                      San Pío V Fine Arts
brilliant virtuosity during an era in which “gloomy” contrasts
were the latest innovation.
The vertically stretched body marks a diagonal composition
of transparent clarity, lit by a “source” located out of picture
but which leaves the saints in shadow, visible only within the
scope of the luminous area.
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