The Glory of Saint George: Man, Dragon, and Death

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This book offers the first-ever survey of artistic depictions of the legend of Saint George defeating the dragon. The earliest existing references to this episode in the hagiography of Saint George date from the 11th century, and the mythical conflict has entertained the imaginations of artists ever since. Copiously illustrated, this book includes varied representations in painting, sculpture, engraving, and more by artists from Raphael and Peter Paul Rubens to Odilon Redon and Andy Warhol. In addition, the artists David ...

The Glory of Saint George: Man, Dragon, and Death 2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300215755

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