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St. George and the Dragon

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1615-75 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vorsterman, Lucas (the elder), born 1595 - died 1675 (engraver)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2209

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 71

Physical description

St. George on horseback fighting with the dragon; After Raphael; Engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

1615-75 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Vorsterman, Lucas (the elder), born 1595 - died 1675 (engraver)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Descriptive line

St. George on horseback fighting with the dragon; After Raphael; Engraving print on paper; By Lucas Vorsterman; Flemish School; 1615-75.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

Probably engraved after 1622.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Man; Dragon; Saint

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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