(b. 1472, Venezia, d. 1526, Capodistria)

St George and the Dragon (detail)

Tempera on canvas
Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni, Venice

The whole of the foreground is taken up by St George on his horse and the monstrous animal, wounded and dying, arranged along a diagonal line that goes from the praying princess to the tip of the dragon's curved tail.