Painting of the Week: Saint George and the Dragon

There is a skirmish between the hero and the villain. Fabrics whip about, horse hoofs trample, and a dying scream erupts as Saint George slaughters the Dragon. The Christian saint kills the horrible creature as an act of religious zeal and civilization overcoming anarchy. Since the 10th century, Russian artists have been capturing this dramatic … Continue reading Painting of the Week: Saint George and the Dragon