Saint Gertrude the Great Figurine

by Demi Art

$208.00
Original Karl Demetz
Saint Gertrude the Great Figurine Models protected by Law. Imitations legally prosecuted.

This is a very beautiful statue of Saint Gertrude the Great 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 Gertrude the Great Figurine is available in different sizes and various coloring schemes, please contact us at info@italianwoodcarvings.com for more information

Feastday: November 16th
Patroness of the West Indies
Represents St. Gertrude while writing. Her heart bursts into flames and symbolizes her fervid love for Christ.
St Gertrude the Great or St Gertrude of Helfta was born in Eisleben, Thuringia. It is said that she was an orphan and was placed in the care of the benedictine nuns of Helfta.  Later she became a nun in the same convent and was elected abbess in 1251. She dedicated her life to her studies, she learned Latin and became an expert in philosophy and literature. Her great mental activity induced her to produce numerous writings. Gertrude died at Helfta around 1302.

Shipping & Handling

6" and smaller, $8.00 USD Shipping within U.S.A.
8" and up, $12.00 USD Shipping within U.S.A.
Orders over $300.00 - Free Shipping within U.S.A.
International Orders Shipping Fees calculated based on weight & size.

Shipping usually takes 3-5 days within U.S.A. for items in stock, if an item has to be backordered or shipped directly from work shop in Italy shipping may take 2-3 weeks.

Insured

We pack very well, usually double box for smaller sculptures. If a carving does get damaged during shipping, please let us know within three days of receipt - we will replace any damaged items.