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Saint Sebastian

The unfortunate Saint Sebastian – I guess the saints are all unfortunate, since they all meet grisly deaths, but then, that’s their good fortune from the Christian point of view… -is a familiar figure to lovers of art history.  1,052 more words

Saint Sebastian

FRANCOIS-XAVIER FABRE (1766-1837)

The Dying Saint Sebastian (1789)

Oil on canvas (196 x 147 cm)

Musee Fabre, Montpellier

Born in Montpellier on 1 April 1766, Fabre was one of the first students to benefit from the education provided by Montpellier’s… 496 more words

French Artists

01 Works, RELIGIOUS ART - CONTEMPORARY & 20th Century Interpretation of the Bible! With Footnotes - 18

Julian Schnabel, Born in 1951, 1975–1979.

St. Sebastian

Oil, wax, modelling paste on canvas

281.9 x 167.6 cm

Oko Gallery

Saint Sebastian (died c. 288 AD)  398 more words

Following the Straight and Arrow - Saint Sebastian - January 20th

There have been some pretty tough times in the history of the Catholic Church, perhaps none so much as the the period known as the Great Persecution, which happened under the Roman Emperor Diocletian. 1,109 more words

Patron Saints

05 Paintings, RELIGIOUS ART - Interpretations of the Bible! by The Old Masters, With Footnotes # 70

The Master of the Figdor St Eustache

ACTIVE IN ROMAGNA AT THE END OF THE 15TH CENTURY

THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT SEBASTIAN

Oil on panel, maroflauged… 2,030 more words

When saints go pin-ups. Sebastian, cet obscure objet du désir

Originally published on Yogurt Magazine

In a famous fragment from Yukio Mishima’s ‘Confessions of a Mask’, the alter-ego character Koshan has his first erotic impulse while looking at a reproduction of ‘Saint Sebastian’ by Guido Reni:  516 more words

Larisa Oancea