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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 425

    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON

    RUSSIA, CIRCA 1700

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    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON
    RUSSIA, CIRCA 1700
    At the side of a mount the Saint upon a rearing white horse plunging his long spear into the gaping mouth of the serpent, the rescued princess standing to the right, her parents and people of the city observing above through the windows of the elaborate architectural setting, the hand of God blessing from above; painted throughout in red tones with green and yellow details
    11¾ x 9¼ in. (30 x 23.5 cm.)


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