Saint George  1472

by Carlo Crivelli

These panels are from an altarpiece painted for a Dominican church in the Marchigian town of Ascoli Piceno. The central panel, a Madonna and Child signed and dated 1472, is also in the Metropolitan (Linsky Collection). [br] Saint George (fourth century) is shown in contemporary, fifteenth-century armor with the dragon he slew, while Saint Dominic is portrayed in a Dominic...
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