The Story of St. George and the Dragon: The Wedding of St. George

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1861-1862 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: Brush and ink on paper
Date on Image: 1861-1862

Production Description

Production Date: 1861-1862 (circa)
Date Commissioned: 1861-1862 (circa)


Current Location: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Scholarly Commentary


Part 6 of 6 cartoon drawings for stained glass. Depicts St. George at wedding feast celebrating his marriage to\ Pricess Sabra. The dragon's head is displayed in profile on a platter, situated in the center of the picture, alongside the sword that severed it. The tray is flanked by two trumpeteers. St. George, his wife, the king, and the queen watch the procession from an arcade. George holds Princess Sabra's hand.

Copyright: © V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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