Padre Sebastiano

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Padre Sebastiano
Padre Sebastiano
ArtistJohn Singer Sargent
Yearc. 1904–06
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions56.5 cm × 71.1 cm (22.2 in × 28.0 in)
LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Padre Sebastiano is a 1904–1906 painting by John Singer Sargent. It is part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[1]

The painting depicts Father Sebastiano, an Italian priest whom the artist met in Giomein, a village in the Italian Alps. The subject had a serious interest in botany, hence the wild flowers.[1]

The work is on view in the Metropolitan Museum's Gallery 770.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "John Singer Sargent - Padre Sebastiano - The Met". Archived from the original on 2016-09-14. Retrieved 2016-09-01.