The Martyrdom of St Sebastian by Albrecht Altdorfer was created in 1510 – 1512. The painting is in Sankt Florian Monastery. The size of the work is 128,5 x 94,3 cm and is made of oil on wood.
The Artist: Albrecht Altdorfer (c. 1480 – 1538) was a German painter, engraver and architect of the Renaissance working in Regensburg, Bavaria. Along with Lucas Cranach the Elder and Wolf Huber he is regarded to be the main representative of the Danube School setting biblical and historical subjects against landscape backgrounds of expressive colours. As an artist also making small intricate engravings he is seen to belong to the Nuremberg Little Masters.
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