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Creator:
Francesco Fanelli, born 1577, Italian, active in Britain (from ca. 1632)
Title:

St. George and the Dragon

Date:
ca. 1635
Medium:
Bronze, on a later wooden base with tortoiseshell veneer and gilt bronze mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 1/2 × 11 1/2 × 8 inches (29.2 × 29.2 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, in honor of Brian Allen, Director of Studies, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (1993-2012)
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2012.4
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
dragon | religious and mythological subject | spear | St. George and the dragon
Associated People:
Saint George (c. 275/281–303)
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:66008
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John Pope-Hennessy, Some Bronze Statuettes by Francesco Fanelli, Burlington Magazine, vol. 95, May 1953, pp. 158-159, 161, fig. 12, N1 +B87 Oversize (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art : 8 July 2011, Sotheby's, London, 2011, pp. 48-49, Lot 58, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Ben van Beneden, Royalist Refugees : William and Margaret Cavendish in the Rubens House, 1648-1660, Rubenshuis & Rubenianum, Antwerp, 2006, pp. 198-199, DA407 N5 R693 2006 (YCBA)

Vertue's Note Book A.x., Walpole Society, vol. 24, 1936, p. 110, N12 W35 +A1 (YCBA)


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