The master sculptor Prugger Dorigo Vigil
of Ortisei, South
Tyrol, was born in 1925. He
attended the well-known art
school in Val Gardena and later
The artistic hand of Prugger Dorigo
has designed together with the wood carving company Lepi the unique Lepi crib.
All Nativity figures are intended as single pieces.
The characters of
the maple wood carved nativity scene is hand painted. This
makes it possible to give a lifelike facial
expressions to all the figures; the
joy of the characters is
palpable. Examples of this
expression are the
shepherd kneeling with lamb and the driver on donkey.
The figures of the Lepi Nativity Set are available in sizes 10 - 13 and 20 cm (3,94 – 5,12 and 7,87 inch) and in the variants nature, stained and colored. All pieces are standing on a base.
The Holy Family can be purchased at a set price.