Statue of Saint Anthony of Padua of resin, 25 cm, handmade in Italy
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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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.
He was born in Lisbon and when he was very young he entered the Canons Regular. Few years later he entered the Coimbra Order.
He left to Africa, but he had to renounce for a disease and a storm that forced him to stop in Italy.
When he learned the franciscan doctrine he began his activity as a preacher against the heresy.
He died in Padua and the next year he was canonized by Pope Grgory IX.
In 1232 was built in Padua a great Church, which is a destination of pilgrimage.
He is illustrated in episcopal clothing with a baby and the white lily.
Statue of Saint Anthony of Padua of...