Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Jakubovice
(městys Dolní Čermná)
Pardubický kraj

north of village on field road off road 31514

Socha panny Marie

Statue of Virgin Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

1829

Jakubovice /  Socha panny Marie   Jakubovice /  Socha panny Marie

Description

Statue of Saint Mary with Child standing on clouds with angels.

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:

Jakubovice - Socha panny Marie

Tags

Location N 49°57'27" E 16°33'38"

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