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Saint Sebastian
  • Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Saint Sebastian, late 1400s
  • Where object was made: Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • lead, wood
  • Object Height: 10.5 cm
    Object Height: 4 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet H4
  • 1970.0005
Label Text

Back has a long groove channeld out and preserves the roughly incised lines that define the forms of the shoulders and upper legs. No arrows penetrated the body. Arms placed behind the figure (no hands). Model for work in
precious metals.