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Saint Dominicus in neo gothic style



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.