Statue of Saint Diego of resin, 30 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.
Saint Diego of Alcalà, Franciscan, is commemorated on the 13th of November. He lived between 1400 and 1463.
He was born in a poor family and entered, as a laic, a Franciscan convent in Arifaze.
Thank to his skill and kindness, in 1445 he was named watchman of the main convent of the Canarias, in Fuerteventura.
After some years, in 1450, he was called to Rome. He died in the Castilian convent of Alcalà.
He was canonized in 1588 and he is illustrated with Franciscan clothes, with the cross in the hands and a baby who is receiving a gift.
Statue of Saint Diego of resin, 30...