Full round statues
Water gilded carved wood, in polychrome distemper and stew technique
A replica of an historic image of Our Lady of Montserrat, the patroness saint of Catalonia, which dates back to the 12th century and has always had many devotees. The Granda carving following the original was made using traditional wood carving,water gilding with fine gold, tempera polychromy and estofado technique. This image is especially known by the dark complexion of the Virgin, for which the original image is known by the popular nickname of La Moreneta (“the little dark-skinned one”).