Our Lady of Lourdes Statue 36 Inches high
The Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes, The image of Our Lady of Lourdes, comes directly from the visions of Saint Bernadette, where she saw the Virgin Mary dressed in white, with a golden rosary and a blue belt fastened around her waist along with two golden roses at her feet, she then spoke to Bernadette and asked that a church be built there. This apparition took place in Febuary, 1858. Later In 1863, a statue of the Virgin was made, based directly on Bernadette's descripition. This original work was undertaken by Joseph-Hugues Fabisch. This figure was placed in the grotto where the visions took place at Lourdes, in south western France. The statue was dedicated on 4 April 1864 with as many as 20,000 pilgrims present. Bernadette was later canonized as a Saint in 1933. All subsequent images and statues of Our lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette, come directly from the original statue made in 1863. Handmade and Hand painted in Britain. Fibreglass statue of Our Lady of Lourdes. Matching size statues of Saint Bernadette also available. Fibreglass statues are suitable for exterior use. If outside use is required it is recommended that an exterior finish is applied, an additional charge is made for this service, please chose EXTERIOR FINISH on the drop down menu if this is required.Treatment for outdoor use includes: Base cut out with steel rods inserted, to be able to concrete to ground. Fully varnished for protection against the elements which will leave a high gloss finish. Delivery approx 6 to 8 weeks. Size 36 Inches High. Please note sizes are approximate and may vary slightly.