Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Saint Irene

  • Saint Sebastian nursed by Saint Irene

    Sally Metzler Chicago, Illinois, United States   Saint Sebastian Cured by Irene Luca Giordano Philadelphia Museum of Art She wears neither latex gloves nor mask, yet Saint Irene performs surgery of the most epic kind, shown here pulling a deadly arrow from the thigh of Saint Sebastian. He was a Roman soldier who incurred the…