Statue of Saint Gerard 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 Gerard of Maiella was born on the 6th of April 1726 in Muro Lucano, near Potenza. He died on the 16th of February 1755 in Materdomini, near Avellino.
He was very young when he asked to be received as a laic brother in the Redemptorists.
In the monastery he continued to exercise his job as tailor, when Alphonsus de Liguori noticed him and abbreviated his novitiate.
The extraordinary life of Gerard was enriched from various supernatural phenomenons : the reading of the consciences, the prophecies, the food’s multiplication etc.
He was canonized in 1904.
He is illustrated as a young boy, with a black clothing, with a crucifix and a lil in the hands.
Statue of Saint Gerard of resin, 30...