Who painted Saint George and the Dragon?


Who painted Saint George and the Dragon?

Saint George and the Dragon:

Saint George is the patron saint of England. It is believed that he may have been a Christian Roman soldier, stationed in Britain, some time in the 300s CE. As a Christian, this put him in danger of persecution, and the Roman Emperor Diocletian allegedly had him tortured and killed for refusing to give up his faith.

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Saint George and the Dragon was painted by the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael, who lived from 1483 to 1520 CE. Raphael portrayed Saint George...

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