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Icon, St. George, the dragon slayer - Wood - Late 18th century

the nimbus was uncovered and shows the original chalk ground (levkas)
the gold-patinated, silver-leaf icon border is decorated with baroque ornamentation
The "unconventional" depiction of the dragon, which is standing here fighting St. George, deserves special mention
to the left of the dragon are the remains of previous victims (bones, skulls)
the titulus of the icon is written in red letters above and to the left of the saint
some restorations

Object St. George, the dragon slayer, Icon
Material Wood
Estimated Period Late 18th century
Country of Origin Balkans
Condition Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions 36×27.2×2.7 cm
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