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St George the martyr

Unknown author1793

Lithuanian Art Fund

Lithuanian Art Fund
Vilnius, Lithuania

St George is the holy martyr, the second patron saint of Lithuania. In the Lithuanian spiritual worldview, he is associated with the revival of nature in spring and he is the guardian of fields and livestock. He is depicted as a knight fighting for Christianity or the defender of innocent people, the defender of a princess against a dragon.

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  • Title: St George the martyr
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 1793
  • Physical Dimensions: 122 cm x 86 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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