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North Italian 15th Century
Saint Sebastian

1901
Italian
15th century
bronze, gilded
Sculpture
without added ring, silhouetted contour: 7.42 x 3.43 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Stefano Bardini, Florence; (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 26-30 May 1902, 1st day, no. 5, as A Saint in Prayer by School of Donatello). [1] Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA. [1] NGA 1957.14.403 is perhaps identical with the relief in the Bardini sale, according to John Pope-Hennessy, Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars, London, 1965: 102, no. 368.
1957.14.403
1379
279B
A-557
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