St. Sebastian (Bernini)

St. Sebastian (Bernini)

St. Sebastian is a sculpture by the Italian artist Gianlorenzo Bernini. Executed in 1617-8, it features the Christian martyr St Sebastian pinned to a tree, his flesh filled with arrows. The sculpture is part of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, and is currently shown in Madrid.


  1. Rudolf Wittkower, Bernini, the Sculptor of the Roman Baroque, 1997 (4th ed.), p. 232

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