Patron of Animals, Children, Kindness and Ecology.
1181-1226 AD. Son of a wealthy cloth merchant he renounced his family fortune, threw off his clothes and started the Franciscan Order. He laid down strict rules of poverty, humility, and discipline.
The original retablos are created on traditional pine boards by carving and then painting them with watercolor or occasionally oil and finished with a polyurethane. The production images are mounted on 3/4 inch pine boards for the large and small sizes and 1/8 inch baltic birch for the ornaments and pockets.
Pocket - 1 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Large - 5 1/2" x 12 1/8"