St George in Christian art(Ancient Murals, Fresco and Icon)

Icon of St George

Icon of St George

Saint George is a martyr and in the classical orthodox icon style; he is either portrayed as a soldier with his weapons, or in the more famous setting of him riding a white horse and slaying the dragon.Some exception to these forms , we see some mural  and icons portraying different life scenes in St George’s life mostly his suffering and some portraying the whole life of Saint George as well as the scenes of his torture and martyrdom.

St. George with scenes from his life, Kremikovtsi Monastery

St. George with scenes from his life, Kremikovtsi Monastery

Mural from StGeorge Cathedral, France

Mural from StGeorge Cathedral, France

Mural from StGeorge Cathedral, France

Mural from StGeorge Cathedral, France

Dragging St George Through the streets

Dragging St George Through the streets

Paliakara Church, India

Paliakara Church, India

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Icon of St George with his beheaded head

Icon of St George with his beheaded head

Madonna and Child with St George Alte Meister  Germany

Madonna and Child with St George
Alte Meister
Germany

St. George being tortured on the wheel

St. George being tortured on the wheel

Glass painting , beheading of St George

Glass painting , beheading of St Georg

Martyrdom of St George by Paolo Veronese

Martyrdom of St George by Paolo Veronese

Unknown: Showing the life of St george

Unknown: Showing the life of St georg

St. George raising the dead man

St. George raising the dead man

St. George in the lime pit and drinking poison

St. George in the lime pit and drinking po

St. George destroys the idol by prayer and St. George saving the young woman

St. George destroys the idol by prayer and St. George saving the young woman

The burial of St. George

The burial of St. George

Geevarghese sahada Pray for us……………………………..

Reference : http://www.eikonografos.com
 Decani Monastery murals
Kremikovtsi Monastery murals

Rijo Geevarghese
rijo4iesus@gmai.com

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Posted on November 10, 2014, in Ancient Murals and Frescoes and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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