European Art
Artist: Unknown

Saint George

ca. 1440

Tempera on wood

25.5 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 x 1 in.) framed: 33 x 25.7 x 4.8 cm (13 x 10 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
University purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.108
Culture: 
Cretan
Period: 
first half 15th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

James Jackson Jarves, Art Studies: The “Old Masters” of Italy (New York: Derby and Jackson, 1861), xi, 162, fig. pl. C, fig. 11.

William Rankin, “Some Early Italian Pictures in the Jarves Collection of the Yale School of Fine Arts at New Haven,” American Journal of Archaeology 10 (April-June 1895): 138, No. 6.

Dorothy E. Miner, ed., Early Christian and Byzantine Art, exh. cat. (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 1947), 133, no. 682.

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 292.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.