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Chest with Relief Figures of Saints Sebastian and Blaise

Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Pine, iron mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 28 1/4 x 81 1/8 x 19 in. (71.8 x 206.1 x 48.3 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.165
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
The front panel shows the martyrdom of Saint Sebastian between two men aiming long and cross bows and the figure of Saint Blaise, who was later tortured and martyred.
Adolphe Singher, Paris and Le Mans; George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (until 1941)
Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 4, Tapestries and Furniture, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1927. pl. XXVII.



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