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 email@example.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.