Attributed to Luca Giordano, called Fa Presto (Naples 1634 - 1705), Saint Sebastian. Photo Sotheby's

Oil on canvas; 125.5 by 97.5cm.; 49¼ by 38¼ in. Estimate 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 13,750 GBP

NOTE: Another version of the composition is in the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Lucca (see O. Ferrari and G. Scavizzi, Luca Giordano, L'opera completa, Naples 1992, vol. I, p. 252, cat. no. A12, reproduced vol. II, p. 451, fig. 70).

Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 14 Apr 11. London www.sothebys.com