Acrylic on canvas, mounted on wooden heater shield.
Handcrafted and painted by Nancy Garbarini
This shield is illustrated with the classic legend of St. George Slaying the Dragon against a metallic gold background. Inspired by 15th Century Italian paintings depicting the popular story.
Parade shields or pageant shields in the 15th and 16th Centuries were often elaborately decorated with battle scenes.
Details: myths, legends, dragons, knights, warriors, combat, armor, heaters, SCA< Medieval, Italian Renaissance, historical, paintings