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Maker(s):Seiter, Daniel
Culture:Austrian (1649-1705)
Title:Saint Sebastian Tended by Saint Irene
Date Made:ca. 1680
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on canvas
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Frame: 59 1/2 in x 45 in x 3 1/2 in; 151.1 cm x 114.3 cm x 8.9 cm; Stretcher: 52 3/16 in x 38 1/2 in; 132.6 cm x 97.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  MH 1981.4
Credit Line:Purchase with the Warbeke Art Museum Fund
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Description:
three-quarter length figure of St. Sebastian with arms tied to tree above head/behind and around tree; figure of St. Irene at right, draped in heavy garments looks towards the saint and plucks arrow from his chest with her right hand; second female (?) figure at left of composition wears a veil over her head and holds a metal cup; upper left quadrant of painting shows sky and foliage of tree

Tags:
saints; deaths; arrows; violence

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