The Virgin and Child with Saint George by Domenico Piola

Saint George stands on the left looking at the child who is held by the virgin.

Details

Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, brown chalk on paper
Dimensions:
38 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Charlotte Gere

Below them the dragon lies slain and around them are cherubs.

Provenance

Purchased by J A Gere from a London Antique shop; by descent

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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