St. Scholastica Small Bronze Plaque
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-This solid bronze plaque featuring St. Scholastica is designed by Egino Weinert, a master bronze-smith from Germany
-Makes a unique gift for any special occasion
-1.75″W x 2.25″H
This solid bronze plaque, designed by Egino Weinert, a master bronze-smith from Germany, makes a unique gift for any special occasion. Saint Scholastica (c. 480 – 10 February 543 AD) is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. She was born in Italy. According to a ninth century tradition, she was the twin sister of Saint Benedict. Scholastica is the foundress of the women’s branch of Benedictine Monasticism. Her feast day is 10 February. This small bronze piece measures 1.75 inches wide and 2.25 inches high.
About the artist:
In more than 70 years of creative work, hanging crosses, tabernacles, baptismal fonts, sculptures, glass windows, chalices, enamel paintings, crosses and more than 1,200 namesakes as well as extraordinary gold and silver jewelry pieces and much more were created.
The works of Egino G. Weinert can be found on every continent in the world. Significant works, including full church equipment, can be seen in the US, Brazil, the Scandinavian countries, England, Portugal, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Israel, Egypt, Japan, China and South Korea.
The life’s work of the goldsmith, sculptor and painter is so extensive, spanning many decades and mediums and continues to be a powerful representation of sacred scenes.
The artist died in 2012 at the age of 92 years.
|Dimensions||3 × 3 × 1 in|
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