Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue
Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue

Spanish Colonial Painted Wood Saint Roch Santos Statue

Ref: O-9-0003
An antique, Spanish Colonial period, hand carved and polychrome painted wooden, religious statue or santos from the Philippines of Saint Roch. Born in the late 13th century, St. Roch (San Roque) is a patron saint of those afflicted with the plague. He is traditionally shown with a staff, a dog and his robe raised to display his leg wound, of which he was miraculously cured.
MARKS 
Numbered on back: B571.
DATE
19th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 4 Depth 3 Height 12 in.
CONDITION 
Note: (1) hand and (2) feet deficient. Losses to paint. The stand and number is a later addition.
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