The story of St. George has been celebrated by a number of different cultures and places over the years. In fact, there is centuries and centuries of artwork dedicated to the brave St. George.
The Story in a Nutshell
Obviously there are hundreds of stories as well but essentially George was a gentleman knight during the middle ages who saved a small village from a marauding dragon. In doing so he also saved a fair princess from sacrifice to said dragon.
Here is some pretty amazing artwork depicting the daring duel – I had so many that I had to split them up, I’ll share more next week.
Which is Your Fave?
I’ve added them in chronological order and it’s interesting to see how George morphed over the years as artistic talent & experimentation grew. Be sure to check back next week for part 2 and if you liked these you may like to see more of the masters at work.