Ribalta, Juan

Active 1616-1628

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Juan Ribalta Valencia 1597 Valencia 1628 M P0152

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
guitarra Artist Artisan Urban Artist (painter)

Years active Place active Century Region
1616-1628 Valencia 17cent/1/early Valencia
Biographical information

Juan Ribalta (1597 – October 1628) was a Spanish painter of the Baroque period. He was born and died in Valencia. His father, Francisco Ribalta, was a famous painter, active in the style of Caravaggio. Some sources said he was born in Madrid and later moved to Valencia. His mother Inés Pelayo died in 1601. Juan's works and style are similar to that of his father. He later painted Saint Sebastian at the Valencia Cathedral in 1616, later the small Adoration of the Shepherds (now at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao) and St. Peter, he also painted portraits including the poet Gaspar de Aguila (from, accessed 6/04/2020)

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Francisco Ribalta was his father