Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Reggio nell'Emilia
Reggio nell'Emilia (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Via Luigi Carlo Farini
(Chiesa di San Giorgio)

San Giorgio

Saint George

(ca. 275/281 - 303)
Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon
(Wikipedia)

artist unknown
1675-78

Reggio nell'Emilia /  San Giorgio   Reggio nell'Emilia /  San Giorgio

Description

Relief of St. George slaying the dragon in the richly ormanented baroque portal of St. George's Church.

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Location (N 44°41'47" - E 10°37'46")

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Item Code: iter196; Photograph: 14 May 2017
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