The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence (Titian)

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The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence
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Artist Titian
Year c. 1558
Type oil on canvas
Dimensions 493 cm × 277 cm (194 in × 109 in)
Location I Gesuiti, Venice

The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence is a 1558 painting by Titian, now in the church of I Gesuiti in Venice. It so impressed Philip II of Spain that he commissioned a second version in 1567 for the basilica at El Escorial.