David Cohen – What to Wear For a Martyrdom: Fashion Tips for Executioners (From Late Quattrocento/Early Cinquecento Masters)

Hans Holbein the Elder The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian. Circa 1516
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artcritical editor David Cohen offers a highly personal take on costumes from religious paintings of the Late Gothic and Renaissance period, in Italy and north of the Alps. Pictured here, Hans Holbein the Elder’s St Sebastian from c.1516