Statue of Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori resin, 22 cm, handmade in Italy
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Full resin statue, printed and hand perfected by skilled artisans, who delete the imperfections. When the statue is perfectly smoothed it is carried to the coloring section, where it is hand painted with indelible varnishes, according to the classical iconography. The resini s a plastic material, which is solid thanks to hardener substances. It is resistant to the atmospheric agents. The difference with the fiberglass is that it does not contain the fiber.
St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori was a bishop, Church’s doctor and founder.
He is commemorated on the 1st of August.
He was born in 1696 in Naples in an important family. He became a very well known lawyer, but he abandoned it to become a bishop in 1726.
In 1749 he founded the Redemptorists Congregation. In 1762 he accepted to be consecrated Bishop of Sant'Agata dei Goti, but for his bad health he had to renounce.
He returned in his congregation, to employ his time not only to pray, but also to write many ascetic, theological and historic works. He was canonized in 1834 and he was proclaimed Doctor of the Church in 1871.
He is illustrated with a black clothing with the surplice, the red mozzetta and the stole.
Statue of Saint Alphonsus Maria de...