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The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian Antonio Badile (1518-1560)

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian

Antonio Badile (1518-1560)

  • TITLE

    : The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
  • AUTHOR

    : Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
  • DATE

    : c. 1530 - 1540
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 150 × 101 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century Venetian-Emilian painting
  • ROOM

    : 10

This large altarpiece shows Saint Sebastian in the foreground, tied to a column and calmly enduring the torment of the arrows, while an angel on the left brings him the crown of martyrdom. What makes the painting so interesting is the antiquarian taste that permeates the composition and shows us with great topographical accuracy the main buildings of Imperial Rome.

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  • TITLE

    The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
  • AUTHOR

    Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
  • DATE

    c. 1530 - 1540
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    150 × 101 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century Venetian-Emilian painting
  • ROOM

    10

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