Carved Wood 19thc Philippine Santo St Francis
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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1192947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Carved tropical wood Philippine santo of St Francis--has Franciscan robe and haircut-original paint but with losses-base replaced long ago-halo missing--St Francis is the most popular saint, but as a santo difficult to find--now that a Pope has taken his name, it will even more difficult. Good size-17 inches tall-7 inches wide--first santo that I have had with bags under his eyes.--striking sculpture