Botticelli to Van Gogh

Learning Resource

A painting depicting Saint George slaying the dragon from horseback in oil on canvas

Paolo Uccello
Saint George and the Dragon

c. 1470

Paolo Uccello. Saint George and the Dragon. c. 1470. © The National Gallery, London


Look from the foreground to the background in the painting and identify how the artist has  created a sense of depth.

Think about the stories conveyed in this painting. What elements contribute to this?

Create a short story based on the characters and this scene.

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