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Statuette

Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century - 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    963:0-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze statuette of St George and the Dragon represents the saint fully armed seated on a rearing horse, looking down on the dragon, and holding a sword in his right hand. The statuette is Italian and dates from the late sixteenth or seventeenth century, however the Dragon is of a later date.

Physical description

Statuette, bronze. St George and the Dragon. The saint fully armed, is seated on a rearing horse, looking down on the dragon, and holding a sword in his right hand. Dragon is of a later date.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)

Date

late 16th century - 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Object history note

Jones Bequest.

Descriptive line

Bronze statuette of St George and the Dragon. Italian, 16th or 17th century

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

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883. pp. 87
Catalogue of the Jones Bequest. 1924, II, No. 440, pp.108
c.f. Müller-Walde, P. 'Beiträge zür Kenntnis des Leonardo da Vinci.' Jahrbuch der koniglich preuszischen Kunstsammlungen. XVIII. 1897. pp. 124-6
c.f. Berenson. Drawings of the Florentine Painters. II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1938. pls. 104-6
c.f. L. de Vinci. Notes et Croquis sur l'anatomie du cheval. Paris: Ministère de l'Instruction publique et des Beaux Arts, 1901, Vol. 11. No. 1214.
Courajod. Gazette des Beaux Arts. 1877. Vol. XVI. pp. 423
Sirèn, O. Leonardo da Vinci: The artist and the man. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1916. pp. 86

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Dragon

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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