San Sebastiano (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506)

San Sebastiano (Saint Sebastian)
4th quarter of the 15th century
Tempera on canvas, 255 x 140 cm
Musée du LouvreParis

Composition surrounded by a trompe-l’oeil porphyry border. Probably arrived in Aigueperse (Auvergne) on the occasion of the marriage of Chiara Gonzaga with Gilbert de Bourbon, Count of Montpensier, in February 1481. (Louvre)