Saint George and the Dragon appended to the hagiography of Saint George was Eastern in origin, brought back with the Crusaders and retold with the courtly appurtenances belonging to the genre of Romance. The earliest known depictions of the motif are from tenth- or eleventh-century Cappadocia and eleventh-century Georgia; previously, in the iconography of Eastern Orthodoxy, George had been depicted as a soldier since at least the seventh century.

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St. George & the Dragon  Painting, original oil on canvas painting, signed by the artist, John Palliser. All prints come with a certificate of authentication and are mounted in a high quality, hand made frame. Size 35″ x 25.5 (94cm x 70 cm) Please contact us for more information and custom inquiries.
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