Mid 16th Century Figure of Saint Francis of Assisi
A late 15th / mid 16th century figure of Saint Francis of Assisi with largely original polychrome decoration.
c. 1480 - 1550
St. Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares. Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history
Height24.00 inch(61.0 cm)

Width12.00 inch(30.5 cm)

Depth5.00 inch(12.7 cm)
Ref No. 6372
£3700.00
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