Statue of Saint Camillo, 175 cm of fiberglass, handmade in Italy.
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Fiberglass statue, internally empty and very light. It is suitable to be carried during the processions. The manufacturing is entirely manual. When the two parts are linked, there is the finishing of the statue and it is perfectly smoothed, then the statue goes through the coloring section. The skilled decorators hand paint using particolar varnishes, conforming to the traditional iconography. The fiberglass is a plastic material, very resistant and humidity absorber which is used in many sectors: industry, furnitures, building of boats, airplanes, vehicles, garden swimmingpool etc.
Saint Camillo de Lellis is commemorated on the 14th of July.
He was born in 1550 in Abruzzo. After some years as soldier, he wanted to become a Capuchin, but for a serious and incurable disease he had to renounce.
He founded the nurses’ congregation, named “Ministri degli Infermi” that was approved in 1591.
He was ordained by Thomas Goldwell of St. Asaph, the last english bishop of the old hierarchy.
Pope Leo XIII declared him Patron Saint of the infirms.
Statue of Saint Camillo, 175 cm of...