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Saint Sebastian

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Figure chained to cut branches of tree trunk by both arms and right ankle. On domed base with raised foliage and rocks at edge. Drapery of loin cloth broken.

Provenance

1958, H. Dreyer, c/o Eduard Hegnauer, Bern, Switzerland; 1958 sold by Dreyer to the MFA for 2,000 Deutsch Marks (Accession Date: November 13, 1958)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

about 1750

Object Place

Austria

Dimensions

36.83 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.1012

Medium or Technique

Wood; Pearwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture