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Creator:
Alfred Gilbert, 1854–1934, British
Title:
St. George
Date:
1891 to 1896
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (54.6 x 26 x 26 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
armor | Christianity | crucifix | man | martyr | masterpiece | religious and mythological subject | tomb | Victorian | weapon | wings
Associated People:
Saint George (c. 275/281–303)
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Romance in Steel: The Heritage of Armor (Higgins Armory Museum, 2001-01-02 - 2001-06-03)

Sculpture Victorious : Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901 (Tate Britain, 2015-02-24 - 2015-05-24)

Sculpture Victorious : Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901 (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-09-11 - 2014-11-30)

Publications:
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Franco-British Exhibition 1908, Bemrose & sons, London, 1908, no. 1440, Available online: openlibrary.org

Richard Dorment, Alfred Gilbert : Sculptor and Goldsmith, , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1986, pp. 154-170, cat. 68-72, NJ18 G3685 D68 (YCBA)

Martina Droth, Sculpture Victorious, Art in an Age of Intervention, 1837-1901 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 374-377, cat. 137, NB467 S39 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Jason Edwards, Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism, Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones , Ashgate Publishing, Burlington, VT, 2006, p. 206, NJ18 G3685 E37 2006 (YCBA)

Cecil Gilbert, Studio Diary of Alfred Gilbert for 1899, The Identities of the Saints on the Duke of Clarence Memorial , University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gilbert, 19876, fig. 1, NJ18 G3685 G55 (YCBA)

Joseph Hatton, Life and Work of Alfred Gilbert , R.A , M.V.O, LL.D, Art Journal, Easter Art Annual, Art Journal office, 1903, pp. 26-31, V 2309 (YCBA)

Joseph Hatton, Life and Work of Alfred Gilbert , R.A , M.V.O, LL.D, Art Journal, Easter Art Annual, Art Journal office, 1903, pp. 26-31, NJ18 G3685 H87 1903 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Easter Annual is bound at end of volume

Isabel McAllister, Alfred Gilbert, A. and C. Black, London, 1929, pp. 129-141, NJ18 G3685 M33 (YCBA)

Benedict Read, Pre-Raphaelite Sculpture : Nature and Imagination in British Sculpture 1848-1914, , Lund Humphries, London, 1991, p. 103, cat. 13, NB 467 P74 1991 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1894. 126th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 126, London, 1894, p. 64, no. 1849, N5054 A53 120-128 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1896. 128th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 128, London, 1896, p. 62, no. 1909, N5054 A53 120-128 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Sculpture from the Paul Mellon Collection at the British Art Center at Yale, Burlington Magazine, vol. 119, May 1977, p. 352, N1 +B87 Oversize (YCBA)

Monument to the Duke of Clarence, British Architect, London, 5 August 1898, p. 94, Available online: British Periodicals database

Notes on Recent Books, Art Journal, London, April 1903, p. 128, NJ18 G3685 H87 1903 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Also avaioable on line: Brtish Periodicals Databae

Exhibition of Modern Works in Painting and Sculpture forming the Collection of George McCulloch, Esq, Winter Exhibition, fortieth year , , London, 1909, p. 69, no. 358, Fiche B143 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1459
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