St.Sebastian  He is patron saint of athletes because of his physical endurance and his energetic way of spreading and defending the Faith. Sebastian is also patron to all soldiers.

II SODOMA [Italian High Renaissance Painter, St Sebastian 1525 Oil on canvas, 206 x 154 cm Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

St. Sebastian the Patron Saint of Archers and Soldiers

Sebastian: Soldier in army - Comforted, encouraged, and buried martyrs - Leading to death.

mxdvs: “Xandt Sebastian II Sculpture for The Griswolds’ album cover. 2016 Made by Hedi Xandt ”

mxdvs: “ Xandt Sebastian II Sculpture for The Griswolds’ album cover. 2016 Made by Hedi Xandt ”

St Sebastian    [Italian Early Renaissance Painter, ca.1431-1506]      1457-58  Wood, 68 x 30 cm  Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna...Andrea MANTEGNA

Andrea MANTEGNA [Italian Early Renaissance Painter, St Sebastian Wood, 68 x 30 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian - Guido Reni

San Sebastiano Martire The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian - Guido Reni. Oil on canvas. 146 x 113 cm.

Tilman Riemenschneider (c. 1460 – 7 July 1531)   During his career, Riemenschneider carved some of the most haunting and sensitive Christian images of the time. His multifarious figures of Christ, the Virgin and an array of saints were prominently displayed in churches around Germany, and their intense realism gave a sense that they lived and breathed before the attending congregations, thereby catalysing people's devotion to God. Many of Riemenschneider's works even managed to survive the…

Sebastian carved wood hands detail amazing sculpture it has quite an impact a martyrs crux

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Magazines Can Compete With the Web—With the Right Design

Muhammad Ali April 1968 Esquire Cover design by George Lois, posing as St. Sebastian pierced with arrows.

Reliquary of St Sebastian, 1497 - Augsburg, Germany / silver, parcel-gilt, hammered, cast and engraved; set with glass, pearls, sapphires and rubies

Reliquary of St Sebastian (Reliquary)

Reliquary of St Sebastian, 1497 - Augsburg, Germany / silver, parcel-gilt…

El Greco – San Sebastian ***  Palencia Cathedral is one of the city’s monuments to its rich history. It is known as ‘La Bella Desconocida’ (The Beautiful Unknown One). Perhaps it is because of the treasures inside the cathedral that it has been given such a curious title. El Greco’s ‘St. Sebastian’ is just one of the valuable paintings to be found here.

El Greco – San Sebastian

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