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SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL

Born 24 April 1581
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Guyenne and Gascony,
Kingdom of France
Died 27 September 1660 (aged 79)
Paris, Kingdom of France
Venerated in Catholic Church, Anglican Communion
Beatified 13 August 1729, Rome, Papal States by Pope Benedict XIII
Canonized 16 June 1737, Rome, Papal States by Pope Clement XII
Major shrine St. Vincent de Paul Chapel,
95, Rue de Sèvres,
Paris, France
Feast 27 September
19 July (Roman Calendar, 1737-1969)
Patronage charities; horses; hospitals; leprosy; lost articles; Madagascar;
prisoners; Richmond, Virginia; spiritual help; Saint Vincent de Paul Societies;
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory; Vincentian Service Corps; volunteers

ART DESCRIPTION

Plaster and horse hair statue. Polychrome.
Polychrome is the "'practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors."
The term is used to refer to certain styles of architecture, pottery or sculpture in multiple colors.

Manufactured in the 1930s by the Daprato company.

To be restored.

 
 
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