Statue of the Virgin with the Baby, 65 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 Gabriel of our Lady of Sorrows was an Italian passionist. He lived from 1838 to 1862. He is commemorated on the 27th of February.
He was born in Assisi and he studied by the Jesuit in Spoleto.
He suffered two diseases and in that period he developped a strong religious vocation and in 1856 he entered the Passionists in Morrovalle, near Macerata.
He achieved the perfection through a heroic abnegation of the little things.
He died in 1862 in the Island of Abruzzi. He was canonized in 1920.
He is illustrated as a youth with a black monastic clothing, with a crucifix in the hands.
Statue of the Virgin with the Baby,...