Miniature of St George and the dragon facing the text of a prayer to St George. Image taken from ff. 5v-6 of Added prayers to saints. Written in Latin.
This sculpture is indebted to the work of the Tyrolean painter and sculptor Michael Pacher (active 1460–1500). In the style of Michael Pacher (Austrian or German, active by 1462/3–died 1498) Made in Tyrol, Austria
Saint George and the Dragon, the Scourging of Christ and the Last Judgement, with donor figures and armorials
The arms are believed to be those of the Reichenburg family of Styria and the Reischacher family of Basil, and presumably refer to the man and woman who kneel to each side of the scene of The Mocking of Christ.... more
George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony, was one of the more enlightened German princes in the early years of the Reformation. Known as an outstanding ruler, high-minded and deeply concerned for his subjects, he mai... more
George Clifford (1558–1605) was appointed Queen’s Champion in 1590 and was made a Knight of the Garter two years later. He is best remembered for his capture of the Spanish fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 159... more
Terminal Lame of a Grand Guard from the Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder (British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608) Greenwich