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Italy, Milan, ca. 1470-1495
M.684 fol. 28r

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Sebastian of Rome: Scene, Torture -- Sebastian, nimbed, wearing striped loincloth, arms behind him, stands with back to dead tree, his body pierced by several arrows. He is flanked by two archers, wearing hats, each holding bow with arrow, both with holes in hose, one with quiver at waist, the other with quiver on strap over right shoulder. Above, angel, nimbed, extending palm in right hand, emerges from cloud. Scene is in landscape with flowering tree in background.
Scene next to upright fish as initial I.

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