Saturday, January 12, 2013

Master of the Legend of St George

tempera on panel
112 x 109 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

Master of the Legend of St George(c.1460-90) was a Painter, name unknown, active in Germany. Details are not known about the painter. Apparently an immigrant in Cologne, possibly of Netherlandish origin, he is named after the St George altarpiece (Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum). Its central panel is divided into four sections with multiple narrative scenes from the Life of St George.