St. Sebastian

Saint Sebastian

mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian), Copied after Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 24 (copy, described by Bartsch); Illustrated Bartsch 24 (copy, illustrated); Bellini 25 (Bellini has this print described as Cantarini's original, and the original described as his Copy A)


Sheet: 19.5 x 13 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.) Platemark: 19.2 x 12.7 cm (7 9/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, top center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Franz Rechberger, Vienna (1771-1843)(Lugt 2133), 1802; verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Franz Rechberger, Vienna (1771-1843)(Lugt 2133), 1802; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund