St. Francis of Assisi was the founder of the Franciscan order and is known as the patron saint of animals and of the environment. He is one of the two patrons of Italy. This beautiful flat-back hand carved wood statue is sure to bring the spirit of rustic benevolence into your favorite space. He arrives complete with sturdy attached hardware allowing you to simply hang him onto a nail or hook on your wall. He also stands sturdily so you can simply set him onto your table, shelf or altar, or into that nicho that has been waiting for the perfect saint!