Statue in oak depicting Saint Dominicus – founder of the Dominican order – in neo gothic style.
Statue carved in oak in neo gothic style depicting Saint Dominicus Guzman (1170-1221) founder of the order of the Dominicans or preacher-priests. The Dominicans are well educated theologians and were active to convert the Cathars to the Roman Catholic church again.
The statue has probably been a part form a pulpit or altarpiece.
Good quality carving. Original polychromy – partly damaged.
From a cloister for nuns in Brabant. (Netherlands)
Dimensions: 42 x 16,5 x 7 cm.