St. Paul the Hermit Has Arrived at Notre Dame University

A quick study: Who was Jusepe de Ribera? Who was St. Paul the First Hermit? And why did the artist paint the saint?

The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, has recently received an exciting long-term loan — from the Cummins Family Collection — of the painting St. Paul the Hermit by Jusepe de Ribera (Xàtiva 1591 — Naples 1652).