Icon of Saint George

Icon of Saint George

In Coptic art, the theme of military saints is often repeated and illustrated in different forms. It signifiesfaith, courage, and persistence and is a symbol of the triumph of good over evil., attached to it separately. St. George, wearing military garments and riding his white horse,. With his cross-lance, he is slaying the dragon,

Saint George, greatest of the martyrs”.

18th–19th centuries A.D.

Medium: Painted on linen, fixed to a wooden painted

Provenance: unknown.