August 19, 2014

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August 18, 2014

rrosejonathanselavy:

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August 17, 2014
sigourapote:

the Greek painter Yannis Tsarouchis

sigourapote:

the Greek painter Yannis Tsarouchis

August 16, 2014

Anonymous said: Don't you believe that Saint Sebastian existed?

The scholars who write on him (or the ones I have read) say that he was invented because Italy was suffering from a horrendous plague and needed more saints to invoke to protect them from it, and that there is no evidence for his existence, which would suggest that he didn’t exist in the literal and historical sense. But if people want to address their prayers to him I don’t think they should let that stand in their way; absence of evidence is not necessarily evidence of absence.

August 16, 2014
arrows-of-desire:

Art class lol.I thought this was hilarious; everyone was making collages of beaches and people with sky for faces and shit and I decided to try and do some kind of Saint Sebastian-inspired thing. It’s unfinished as of yet, but it amused me for half an hour. 
Yes I know that the symbolism is so ouvert it’s hardly symbolism, but that’s also very much my style. 
#BadArtIsTheResultOfGoodIntentions

arrows-of-desire:

Art class lol.

I thought this was hilarious; everyone was making collages of beaches and people with sky for faces and shit and I decided to try and do some kind of Saint Sebastian-inspired thing. It’s unfinished as of yet, but it amused me for half an hour. 

Yes I know that the symbolism is so ouvert it’s hardly symbolism, but that’s also very much my style. 

#BadArtIsTheResultOfGoodIntentions

August 15, 2014
necspenecmetu:

Attributed to Francesco Raibolini Francia, Saint Sebastian, 16th century

necspenecmetu:

Attributed to Francesco Raibolini Francia, Saint Sebastian, 16th century

August 14, 2014
st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian 
Cornelis Van Haarlem, St Sebastian, 1592, oil on canvas, 146 x 105 cm., Private collection.

st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian 

Cornelis Van Haarlem, St Sebastian, 1592, oil on canvas, 146 x 105 cm., Private collection.

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August 13, 2014
st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian
St.Sebastian Tended by Holy Women. 1654. Eustache Le Sueur. French 1617-1655. oil/canvas.

st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian

St.Sebastian Tended by Holy Women. 1654. Eustache Le Sueur. French 1617-1655. oil/canvas.

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August 13, 2014
Mod post

Generally the content of this blog speaks for itself and there’s a blanket trigger warning for blood, naked (cis) men, and people shot full of arrows if you’re going to look for images of Saint Sebastian, but every so often I find pictures which have other elements of gore or violence outside of Sebastian’s martyrdom story which still fit the remit here.

Are there any particular extraneous elements you’d like to see tagged for Tumblr Saviour or other trigger-warning extensions to deal with?

August 12, 2014

kitmillsdraws:

Two myths. Probably the beginning of a series.

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August 11, 2014
t-w-a-m-p:

st sebastian from a different angle

t-w-a-m-p:

st sebastian from a different angle

August 10, 2014
st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian
Albrecht Altdorfer: Sebastian Altar in St. Florian’s Priory, Upper Austria

st1mu11:

Anatomy of a trope: Saint Sebastian

Albrecht Altdorfer: Sebastian Altar in St. Florian’s Priory, Upper Austria

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August 9, 2014
theraccolta:

Sts. Peter and Paul with St. Roch, and St. Sebastian, after Pompeo Aglano

theraccolta:

Sts. Peter and Paul with St. Roch, and St. Sebastian, after Pompeo Aglano

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August 8, 2014
splendidgeryon:

Philip Gladstone — Saint Sebastian collage

splendidgeryon:

Philip Gladstone — Saint Sebastian collage

August 7, 2014
hadrian6:

Study for St.Sebastian.  Charles Antoine Coypel IV. French 1694-1752. three pencils on blue paper. drawing.
http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

hadrian6:

Study for St.Sebastian.  Charles Antoine Coypel IV. French 1694-1752. three pencils on blue paper. drawing.

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

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