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Drawing - Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
  • Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585
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Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1550-1585 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, washed with sepia

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.338

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 39

Physical description

Martyrdom of St. Sebastian; who is firmly tied to a tree. Archers are drawing their bows, but no arrows appear excepting those in a sheath which lies on the ground. God is depicted above with a group of angels, one of whom holds the crown of martyrdom; Pen, washed with sepia; Signed Lucas Cangiage.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1550-1585 (made)

Artist/maker

Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, washed with sepia

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Lucas Cangiage.

Dimensions

Height: 20.8 in, Width: 16 in

Descriptive line

Cambiaso, Luca; Martyrdom of St. Sebastian; Archers drawing their bows and God depicted above with a group of angels, one of whom holds the crown of martyrdom; Pen, washed with sepia; Signed: Italian; ca. 1550-1585.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Angels; Crown of Martyrdom; Sheath; Bows; Archers; Martyrdom; Arrows; Tree

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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