Statue of Saint Dominic of resin, 40 cm, handmade in Italy
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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 Dominic of Guzmàn, Dominican foundator, is commemorated on the 8th of August.
He was born in 1170 in Calaruega (the Old Castile). He was a regular Augustinian Canon in the Osma’s cathedral. In 1203, in the southern France, Dominic began his apostolate between the heretics and in 1206 he opened in Prouille a convent for coverted nuns.
His priests order is known as “preacher priests”. In 1216 the order was admitted and approved and in few years it spread in Europe.
He died in Bologna and was canonized in 1234.
He is illustrated with the clothing of his order, a white tunic with a black mantle. He has got a cross or a star on the head.
Statue of Saint Dominic of resin, 40...