Original Karl Demetz
Saint Agathe of Catania Figurine Models
This is a very beautiful statue of Saint Agathe of Catania carved in selected Maple wood and hand painted in permanent water colors. The realism of this figurine is truly stunning. The sculpture shows all classical features with complete follow through in detail.
This wood-carved Saint Agathe of Catania Figurine is available in different sizes and finishes.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Feast-day: 22 May
When did S. Renata of Lorraine live: in the sixteenth century
Biography of S. Renata:
Renata was born to Francis I, Duke of Lorraine in 1544 and married the Crown Prince Wilhelm of Bavaria at the age of 24. Their wedding was a great event: it lasted 18 days and 5,000 riders participated in the celebrations. The everyday life of the two, however, was marked by humility and charity. They lived in a home with the Jesuits in the west of Munich where she cared for the sick, the poor, and pilgrims. The spent the last years of her life in the Herzogsspital ( Hospital of the Duke) of Munich. She was buried in the church St. Michael in Munich in 1602.
Statues and woodcarvings made in Val Gardena representing S. Renata - representation, symbolism and emblem: S. Renata is represented in a gentle robe with a cross as a necklace and a prayer book. She holds a piece of bread in her right hand and there is a crown on her head.
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