Mantegna’s Works

Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of two of Andrea Mantegna’s works: Dead Christ and Saint Sebastian.

Dead Christ

Andrea Mantegna, Dead Christ, c. 1480–1500, tempera on canvas (Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan)

Saint Sebastian

Andrea Mantegna, Saint Sebastian, oil on wood panel, c. 1456–59 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)