Background of the artist.

Name: Cláudio Pastro, born in São Paulo, 1948, is a Brazilian plastic artist.
Background: Since 1975, he dedicates himself to Sacred Art. Cláudio has taken courses at the following places:

  • Abbaye Notre Dame of Tournay, France (art theory and techniques)

  • Museo de Arte Sacra of Catalunya, Spain

  • Academia de Bellas Artes Lorenzo of Viterbo, Italy

  • Abadía Benedictina of Tepeyac, Mexico

  • Liceu de Artes e Ofícios of São Paulo, Brazil.
Mr. Pastro has also done paintings, stained glass windows, tiles, altars, crosses, sacred vases, sculptures, baptisteries, chapels, churches, monasteries, cathedrals, in Brazil, Argentina, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Portugal.

In addition, Cláudio has illustrated the following books, among others:

  • The Dialogues of St. Gregor the Great (Germany);

  • The Life of St. Anton (Italy);

  • Christian Music for Children (Italy);

  • The Virgin of Guadalupe (Germany, Spain and Brazil);

  • Benedictus: Eine Bild-Biographie, by Gregory, Emmanuel

  • Jungclaussen, illustrated by Claudio Pastro (Germany).
Today he teaches courses in Aesthetics and Sacred Art, at seminaries, theological schools, monasteries, museums and universities.

The specifics of the Bible.

Type of paper: Woodfree Bible paper, cream shade, 28 gsm (# 18,9)

Number of pages: 3.184 pp.

Binding: Book block sewn; edge and corners gilt; cover in genuine leather; hot stamping at first cover and spine.

Type face: Times New Roman PS, Ezra SIL, Galatia SIL, Myriad Pro, Charter Unicode, Formata, Aparato NT Grego Clearface.

Weight of the Bible: 3.440kg = 7.595 pounds - Complete with slip case and carton 4.350kg = 9.592 pounds.