Icon; painted; sometimes known as 'The Black George'; St George wearing a red mantle rides a black horse to the left. He holds a spear in his right hand with which he transfixes the dragon beneath him. The scene was depicted against a light yellow (orpiment) background imitating gold leaf.  Inscription: in Church Slavonic above the saint: ??G? [C] G??? [G?] ? (Saint George).  Egg tempera and gesso on wood (linden ?).

The Miracle of St George and the DragonBlack George

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