St. Sebastian

Saint Sebastian

mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century, 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