The tomb effigy of György Szentgyörgyi, Slovakia, 1467



György Szentgyörgyi és Bazini
UNKNOWN GOTHIC MASTER, sculptor
Monument to György Szentgyörgyi
1467
Red marble, 280 x 143 cm
Parish Church, Pozsonyszentgyörgy

This is one of the relatively numerous surviving - usually red marble - funeral monuments the types of which were already formed in the 14th century. The monument for a cleric has a figural composition depicting the deceased with the attributes of his position, while that for layman is a tombstone with coat-of-arms and some other decoration depending on his rank.
Source: Fine Arts in Hungary


See also The tomb effigy of Imricha Zapolyai, c.1487, Spišská, Slovakia
The tomb effigy of Stibor of Beckov, Hungary, 15th century
Illustrations of Hungarian Costume and Soldiers




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