Delicately painted protective saint tin. Beautifully realised really pretty trees and cactus. Great for display or a container for your fave pencils pens and brushes or place a candle in it for blessings. 8cmx7 cm
This is the black patron Saint of Peru St Martin de Porres. He was an ex slave. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people, barbers, innkeepers, public health workers, and all those seeking racial harmony.
He was known for his kindness and ability to heal the sick, they say he could pass through walls just so he could reach the the ill clergy and heal them. He was very kind to all. At first they would not ordain him as a priest as he was an ex slave. He was extremely popular and why he bame the patron saint of Peru
the other side is a depiction of the miraculous appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Hand made lino cut on cotton paper. Signed. Antique chippy frame total size. 28.5x 48 cm...
Hand crafted in Mexico tin heart with angel wings of colour. Beautiful gift or keepsake...