Statue of Saint Rita of resin, 50 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 Rita of Cascia lived between 1381 and 1457. She was born near Spoleto and she married a bad and aggressive man who was killed. Their sons promised to revenge him, but they died to, absolving the killers.
Rita enter a convent of Augustinians in Cascia, where she bore patiently a painful disease, up to her death. She was canonized in 1900.
In the latin countries she is the saint patron of the homeless cases.
In the iconography she is illustrated as a nun with black clothes, with a crown of nettles and a crucifix.
Statue of Saint Rita of resin, 50 cm,...