The statue, skillfully carved and painted from Demi Art artists, represents Saint Dominic with dog, who was decleared Saint in 1234.
Saint Dominic (Spanish: Domingo), also known as Dominic of Osma or Dominic de Guzmán was born in Spain in 1170 and died in Bologna/Italy in 1221. Dominic was the founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans. Dominic is the patron saint of astronomers. Feast day is Aug. 8.
The woodcarving of St. Dominic is available in the following finishings: natural, stained, 3 color stained and coloured wood. In the bigger sizes Saint Dominic is available even in rough (for painting) or in real gold leaf.