San Giorgio e il Drago
Voglio raccogliere tutte le rappresentazioni disponibili di questa leggenda nell'arte di tutti i paesi: aiutatemi! Help me to collect all the artistic rappresentations of this old story.
Icon of St George slaying the dragon ‘Black George’ “On a recent visit to the British Museum I came across this beautiful icon.It was found in 1959 in a small village in the district of Ilinsky on the Pinega river in Northern Russia by Maria Rozanova, wife of the prominent dissident author Andrei Sinyavsky. It was being used to shutter a barn window. When found all that was visible was an eighteenth century folk painting. Later in Moscow, under the hands of a professional res
Olaf II di Norvegia, ovvero Olaf II Haraldsson, detto il Coraggioso (995 – 29 luglio 1030), fu re di Norvegia dal 1015 al 1028 ed è considerato santo e martire dalla Chiesa cattolica. Frescoes by The Isefjord Master from apr. 1460-1480 in Tuse Kirke (church)
Statue of St. George in Orsanmichele, Florence In 1411–1413, Donatello worked on a statue of St. Mark for the church of Orsanmichele. In 1417 he completed the St. George for the Confraternity of the Cuirass-makers. The elegant St. George and the Dragon relief on the statue's base, executed in schiacciato (also known as bas-relief or basso rilievo) is one of the first examples of central-point perspective in sculpture.