St George, mounted on a spotted horse, killing the dragon, 19th century. Artist: Anon

St George, mounted on a spotted horse, killing the dragon, 19th century. Artist: Anon

1-156-755 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

St George, mounted on a spotted horse, killing the dragon, 19th century. St George was a half legendary Christian soldier from Cappadocia, supposedly martyred in c303 during the persecution of the Christians under the Emperor Diocletian (245-313). On the First Crusade (1096-1099), the English adopted him as their patron saint.


Image Details


People Information

Creator
  1. Anon, attributed to: French: Artist
Subject
  1. St George: (Palestinian?): Saint

Medium
  1. Wood engraving

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3809x4606
File Size : 51,400kb


Aliases

  1. 004328
  1. H124252
  1. 004328
  1. 0390003523
  1. 1-156-755
  1. 1156755
  1. 3523

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