Recognising saints: dragon

A dragon is the common attribute of Saint George

A dragon is often included in images of Saint George. It represents the most famous legend about him – that he killed a dragon that had been terrorising a village near Silene in Libya.

Uccello, 'Saint George and the Dragon', about 1470
Uccello, Saint George and the Dragon, about 1470 

Saint George and the Dragon
Paolo Uccello
about 1470

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