Saint Sebastian Thrown into the Cloaca Maxima

Oil on canvas | 163.5 x 232.4cm | 1612

Ludovico Carracci

Saint Sebastian is more conventionally depicted bound to a tree or pillar and pierced by arrows, or having his wounds tended to by Irene. Having recovered from the attempted execution by arrows, Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered that he be beaten to d...
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