This striking painting by Luca Giordano depicts Saint Irene healing the wounds of Sebastian, who was stripped and shot with arrows for shielding Christian martyrs in defiance of the Emperor. Discover more about this painting at this week’s Spotlight Gallery Conversations, today, tomorrow, and Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Saint Sebastian Cured by Irene,” c. 1665, by Luca Giordano

William Harnett (1848-1852)
“Still Life-Violin and Music” (1888)
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, United States