(b. ca. 1480, Regensburg, d. 1538, Regensburg)

St George

Woodcut, 197 x 152 mm
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna

Like in his paintings, the unity of figure and landscape can also be seen in Altdorfer's woodcuts. Even though the figure of St George thrusts a long lance into the dragon's mouth across the main foreground, he still does not stand out from the mountainous setting. The plumes of his helmet meld into the foliage.