San Damiano Crucifix

£9.99

San Damiano Cross

Height:9 .5"

For Catholic devotion

The San Damiano Cross was one of a number of crosses painted with similar figures during the 12th century in Umbria The name of the painter is unknown, but it was fashioned around the year 1100. The purpose of an icon cross was to teach the meaning of the event depicted and thereby strengthen the faith of the people. The Byzantine style was common in Italy before Cimabue and Giotto

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