On the 30th of May, 2004, surprised by the absence of a biography of Sant Fèlix, Roman and Christian Martyr, who became Patron of Vilafranca del Penedès in the year 1700, Guido Dettoni della Grazia posed the question, “Perhaps, this Saint can be found now in this new Millennium?

Edition of twelve handheld replicas, 17 cm/high, of the statue of the original sculpture, carved in oak wood macerated in the wine of the Penedès.

The excavation

This sculpture is the result of a process that began in the patio of the Museum of Vilafranca del Penedes (Catalonia, Spain)


At the auditorium of the Museum of Vilafranca (Spain), at the Spanish Embassy to the Vatican, in Rome (Italy), at the Institute of Sacred Art of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences in Paris (France), at the Diocesan Museum of Barcelona, Pia Almoina (Spain)

Sant Fèlix Virtual

Handsmatter collective experience carried out during the youth summer camps promoted by the town hall of Vilafranca.