Kathleen Friedenberg has a veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. She is a member of the National Sculpture Society, the premier sculpture association in the United States. She is also a member of the Society of Animal Artists, the definitive organization for art of the animal, in the USA, drawing its members from artist world wide. The American Academy of Equine Art has been the leading American association of equestrian artists. Membership of any of these groups is by rigorous selection by their leaders, pr...
A far more dramatic depiction of St. George and the dragon than the norm. The legendary St. George fought for the Roman emperor Diocletian in the 4th century, so he is shown in Roman dress with the horned saddle of the period, stirrups not having been invented. Legend has him killing with a lance, but that could not be used upward,so here he is using a sword.
The dragon is usually depicted as a small, cowering thing, and the outcome is obvious. Here he is huge and vicious, coming down upon horse and rider, with claws engaged. The battle between good and evil is to be bloody and the result uncertain.
2 ft 3 in x 2 ft 5 in x 1 ft 7 in (height x width x depth)
approx: 68.6 x 73.7 x 48.3 cm It is a statuette sculpture
Indoors only (finish and/or material and/or size may be unsuitable for the garden)
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"All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death. " Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973