Posts tagged “saint sebastian”

  1. Let me clue you in on a great little secret about paintings of saints and martyrs: it's a long-standing excuse to paint Babes. You know how Renaissance artists were always like, "It's VERY historically important that I paint this naked babe with a swan that looks like a dick growing out of a snowdrift so that posterity never forgets the importance of Leda for...for Iliad reasons"? Same thing with martyrs, a lot of the time, and…

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