Statue of Saint Anthony the Abbot of resin, 30 cm, handmade in Italy
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Time of realization about 30/40 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 Anthony lived between 251 and 356. He is commemorated on the 17th of January. He is the patriarch of the monks.
He was born in Egypt and when he was 20 years old he decided to live in poverty as an hermit.
Around the 305 he founded two communities and for this reason he became popular in all Egypt.
He was friend of St. Athanasius and when he was 90 years old he accused the Arians of heresy.
Anthony died in the Mount Coltzum.
He is illustrated with a long walking stick and with a pig. Sometimes he is represented with a torch.
The tradition tells us that Anthony is the protector of the animals.
Statue of Saint Anthony the Abbot of...