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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1058

    ST. GEORGE THE DRAGON-FIGHTER

    RUSSIAN, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    ST. GEORGE THE DRAGON-FIGHTER
    RUSSIAN, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The saint on horseback, wearing armour and a red cape with dense chrysography, plunging his spear into the mouth of the winged dragon, the rescued princess Elisaba shown in front of the tower's gate, Christ in blessing appearing on the clouds above, againt a tooled, gold background, the border framed as an arch adorned with flowers
    12¼ x 10¼ in. (31.2 x 26 cm)


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