Comments to: David Woods
Last Updated: July 1999

Images of St. George Throughout the Ages

Western Art


"St. George's Battle with the Dragon" (80 x 70cm) by Vitale da Bologna, dating c.1350, at Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna. Image from Web Gallery of Art.

A wall painting by Altichiero de Zevio (1330-85) depicting the beheading of St. George, from the Oratory of San Giorgio, Padua, Italy.

Detail from central panel of altarpiece by Andres Marsal de Saxe (late 1300s-early 1400s), dating c.1400, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Scan by C. Gerten.

Illumination from the 15th-century Breviary of Martin of Aragon, now at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF, ROTH 2529, fol. 444v).

A marble sculpture (height 209cm) by Donatello, dating c. 1416-17, at the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence. Scan by Mark Harden

The painting "St. George and the Dragon" by P. Ucello (1395-1475), at the National Gallery, London. Scan by C. Gerten.

St. George by Rogier van der Weyden (1400-64). Image from Web Gallery of Art.

"Saint George Killing the Dragon" by Bernardo Martorell (1400-52), dating c.1430-1435, at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Image from Jim's Fine Art Collection".

"The Judgement of St. George" (1.07m x 0.53m) by Bernardo Martorell (1400-52), dating c.1430-1435, at the Louvre, Paris.

"The Virgin and Child with Saint George and Anthony Abbott" by Antonio Pisanello (1394-1455), dating to mid-1400s, at the National Gallery, London. Image from Jim's Fine Art Collection.
Detail of St. George and the princess from the Triptych of St. George by Jaime Huguet (1415-92), dating c.mid-1400s, at Museo de Arte de Cataluna, Barcelona. Scan by C. Gerten.

St. George fighting the dragon (40 x 36cm), the left panel of the Pesaro altarpiece by Giovanni Bellini, dating c.1471-74, at Musei Civici, Pesaro. Image from Web Gallery of Art.

St. George (39 x 29cm), a fragment from Roverella polyptych by Cosme Tura, dating 1474, at the Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego. Image from Web Gallery of Art.

Saint George by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), dating 1503, from the left panel of the Paumgartner altarpiece. Image from Jim's Fine Art Collection.

The painting "St. George and the Dragon" by Raphael (1483-1520), dating 1504-06, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Scan by C. Gerten.

The painting "St. George and the Dragon" by Raphael (1483-1520), dating 1505, at the Louvre, Paris. Image from Web Gallery of Art.

The painting "St. George and the Dragon" by Carpaggio (1455-1526), dating 1502-08, at the Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni, Venice. Scan by C. Gerten.

Marble altarpiece (1.75m x 2.72m) for the high chapel in the Château de Gaillon, home of the Archbishop of Rouen, Georges d'Amboise, by Michel Colombe (c.1430-1511), dating 1508, at the Louvre, Paris.

White marble door lintels, Genoese work of high Renaissance, now at the Byzantine Museum of Chios.

The painting "St. George in the Forest" by A. Altdorfer (1480-1538), dating 1510, at the Alte Pinakothek, Munich. Scan by C. Gerten.

The painting "St. George and the Dragon" by Sodoma (1477-1549), dating c.1518, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Scan by C. Gerten.

The painting "Madonna with St. George" by Correggio (1489-1534), in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden. Scan by C. Gerten.

A wooden sculpture of St. George made in a workshop in the town of Villach in Carinthia, Austria, c.1520, now in Filialkirche St. Leonhard, Murau. St. George wears the transitional armor of the period that, while fashionably rounded, retains such Gothic details as the rippled ribs on the breastplate, thighs, and arms, and the sallet helmet with bevor. Image from the exhibition "Imperial Austria" at the Canadian Museum of Civilisation.

"St. George Slaying the Dragon" by Rubens (1577-1640), at the Louvre, Paris. Scan by C. Gerten.

"Madonna and Child with St. George", black chalk, pen and brown ink and wash drawing by Domenico Piola (1627-1703), now at the British Museum.

"The Wedding of Saint George and Princess Sabra" by D.G. Rossetti (1828-82), dating 1857, at Tate Gallery, London. Scan by C. Gerten.

"St. George Kills the Dragon" by Edward Burne-Jones (1833-98), at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Scan by C. Gerten.

Painting by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944).

"Saint George", pastel on paper painting (53.6 x 37.5cm) by Odilon Redon, dated 1905.

Now visit the wonderful collection of images hosted at Wallpaintings in Danish Churches which includes 38 medieval depictions of St. George.
[Coins][Eastern Icons][Modern Art (20th Century)]


Back to St. George Title Page