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Saint Sebastian

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Provenance

Robert Jenkins Nevin (b. 1839 - d. 1906); April 22-27, 1907, posthumous Nevin sale, Galleria Sangiorgi, Rome, lot 256 [see note 1]. Mrs. Robert E. Bonner (d. by 1928); May 3-5, 1928, posthumous Bonner sale, American Art Galleries, New York, lot 716 [see note 2], to Arnold Seligmann Rey and Co., New York, and Brummer Gallery, New York (Brummer stock no. H54); March 11, 1940, half-share sold by Seligmann to Brummer Gallery (stock no. N4531); 1947, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $2000. (Accession Date: March 13, 1947) NOTES: [1] This is described in the auction catalogue as a fresco in three parts: in the center the Trinity, on the sides, the figure of St. Sebastian. It was attributed to the school of Fiorenzo di Lorenzo. [2] Attributed in the sale catalogue to Lorenzo Costa.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

About 1475–90

Dimensions

179 x 60.3 cm (70 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.232

Medium or Technique

Fresco transferred to canvas

Collections

Europe

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