Original Karl Demetz
Saint Louis of France Figurine Models
Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Louis of France Figurine is available in various sizes and finishes.
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Feastday: August 25th
When did St. Louis King of France live: 1214- 1270
Biography of St. Louis of France:
Louis was born in Poissy(France) in 1214 as the son of Louis VIII and Blanche. As his father died when he was only 12 years old, his mother became regent of the kingdom. In 1234, Louis married Margaret, the daughter of the Count of Provence and only two years later, he became king. During a crusade, he was taken prisoner but he could return to France just a few months later. During another crusade, he suffered from a pestilence in Carthage ( Tunisia) and died in 1270.
Patronage: St. Louis is patron saint of Tertiaries, Berlin, Munich, Saarbrücken, Saarlouis, Paris, Poissy and all the places in France called after him. He is also patron saint of science, of the blind, pilgrims, travelers, merchants, builders, masons, carpenters, painters, plasterers, decorators, farriers, brush maker, weavers, printers and bookbinders, fishermen, bakers, barbers, button makers, linen retailers, jewelers and bailiffs; against blindness, ear diseases and plague
Statues and wooden sculptures representing St. Louis IX of France - portrayal, imagery and emblem: St. Louis of France is shown as a king with royal insignia, the crown the scepter and the with a crown of thorns.
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