4 July 2006
Sienese School, late 16th Century
Saint Sebastian tied to a tree
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white on light brown paper
11 x 6¾ in. (287 x 173 mm.)
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Based on a banner by Sodoma for the Confraternity of Saint Sebastian in Camollia in 1525, now in the Pitti Palace, Florence (A. Hayum, Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, il Sodoma, London, 1976, no. 24, fig. 60).
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