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42 Baroque Valencia

Pythagoras

José de Ribera. Another universal Valencian painter of the
baroque was the Xàtiva-born José de Ribera, who produced
most of his oeuvre in Naples.
The philosopher Pythagoras is an example of his extremely
personal interpretation of naturalism.
The portrait demonstrates his thick-laid and vibrant
technique, at this point in its mature stage.
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