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.
Numbered on back: B571.
Width 4 Depth 3 Height 12 in.
Note: (1) hand and (2) feet deficient. Losses to paint. The stand and number is a later addition.