Miracle of St. George and the Dragon

Iconography:  George and the Dragon, Hagiographic Cycles of St. George the Victorious

Date: XIV century. First half of the 14th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Novgorod school

Origin: From the collection of M.Pogodin.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 89,5 cm, width 63 cm

Centerpiece depicts St. George the Victorious on horseback, slaying the dragon. 


1. Saint George is giving away his riches to the poor;

2. Sint George is being led by the warriors;

3. George facing the tsar;

4. George in gaol;

5. Torture of George on the wheel;

 6. George overwhelms the idols;

7. Torture with the rods;

8. Whipping with oak twigs;

9. George rubbed with stones;

10. Torture with candles;

11. George boiled in cauldron;

12. Torture with the saw;

13. Torture with the boiling resin;

14. Decapitation of saint George.

Inv. № ДРЖ-2118.  © Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, 2011

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