St. George
Date: 1892
Medium: Watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 18 1/2 × 12 1/8 in. (47 × 30.8 cm) frame: 24 3/8 × 18 1/4 in. (61.9 × 46.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. S. S. Auchincloss, 1974
Object Number: 1974-44
About: St. George, the patron saint of England, has a rich history in British visual arts. For members of the Pre-Raphaelite circle, including Marie Spartali Stillman, the subject offered the opportunity of depicting a figure from the Middle Ages, the period which they found so inspirational. Stillman was a student of Ford Madox Brown, an older artist who was a teacher and mentor to many of the Pre-Raphaelites.
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