Tag: dragon

Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund (1901-1902)

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919) Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund Probably 1901–1902 Oil on canvas, 75.6 x 66.7 cm De Morgan Collection Rosamund was the mistress of Henry II, who built a house for her at Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Legends say…

Peacock and Dragon (1878)

Morris, William (1834-1896) Peacock and Dragon 1878 Weft-faced compound twill; wool, 206.6 x 174.7 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Morris sought to produce textiles that could function as he imagined medieval wall hangings had, bringing warmth to stone-cold rooms. Boldly…

San Giorgio (1416-1417)

Donatello (1386-1466) San Giorgio (Saint George) 1416–1417 Marble, 209 cm Museo del Bargello, Firenze Predella: Saint George killing the dragon and freeing the princess.

San Giorgio e il drago (c.1430)

Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) San Giorgio e il drago (Saint George slaying the dragon) c.1430 Tempera and gold on panel, 62.2 x 38.8 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Compare: Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) San Giorgio e il drago c.1470 National Gallery, London  …

San Giorgio e il drago (c.1470)

Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) San Giorgio e il drago (Saint George and the Dragon) c.1470 Oil on canvas, 55.6 x 74.2 cm National Gallery, London Compare: Uccello, Paolo (1397-1475) San Giorgio e il drago c.1430 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne