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St. George and the Dragon
  • Italy
  • St. George and the Dragon, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Sicily, Italy
  • reverse painting on glass
  • Canvas/Support: 22.5 x 18.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 in
  • The Mildred Lee Ward Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0048
Description
Literature

This image depicts a man in a blue robe and billowing, red cape/robe riding a white horse. Below the horse is a dragon at the bottom of the image surrounded by red flames. The man is pushing a spear into the mouth of the dragon. On top of image in both corners we see two small black billows of smoke.