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Saint George Slaying the Dragon

Artist:
In the style of Michael Pacher (Austrian or German, active by 1462/3–died 1498)
Date:
ca. 1480
Geography:
Made in Tyrol, Austria
Culture:
Austrian
Medium:
Wood, paint, gilding
Dimensions:
Overall: 53 3/8 x 16 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (135.6 x 41 x 34.9 cm) Ht. without spear or base: 42 1/4 in. (107.3 cm) Base: 3 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 10 in. (8.3 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.185a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
This sculpture is indebted to the work of the Tyrolean painter and sculptor Michael Pacher (active 1460–1500).
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
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