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Famous Painting Saint Sebastian.
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Saint Sebastian.

Name: Saint Sebastian.
Artist: Raphael
Location: Pinacoteca dell'Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy
Year: 1501

Sebastian was a Roman soldier who converted to Christianity and was martyred. He is shown half-length against a landscape background holding an arrow, the instrument of his martyrdom.The relationship of this early painting to the style of Raphael's teacher, Pietro Vannucci, Il Perugino, is evident in the figures soft, composed classicism, the oval face, the angle of the head and the landscape background.

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