1575 - 1642
Lost to Rembrandt in Round 1.
Beat Sir Joshua Reynolds in First Round Elimination.
José de Ribera
1591 – 1652
Spanish; worked in Italy
Beat living guy Gerhard Richter by a two-vote swing in Round 1. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
Lost to Diego Rivera in Round 2.
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