Restoration artist Lou McClung has been rescuing and restoring religious statuary for over ten years. He uses the skills he has gained through construction work and as a professional make-up artist, to breathe new life into damaged or neglected statuary. Contact him at 216-228-9950 to begin your restoration project.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes
From: Sacred Heart of Jesus Chapel in Lorain, OH
Material: plaster
Date: mid 20th century
Manufacturer: Daprato
Location: Museum of Divine Statues
Notes: Lou was able to find the original stencil for the decoration on the veil for restoration.

Lou working on the veil restoration

1 comment:

  1. Need help on identifying age of a Mary of Lourdes statue belonging to my grandmother. Her head is tilted and looking heavenward and was told this shows she is quite old. I cannot find any information on this. You can email me at for pictures and more info.