Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Lindau (Bodensee)
Lkr. Lindau (Bodensee)

Bayern

Stiftsplatz
(Stiftskirche Unserer Lieben Frau unter den Linden)

Unserer Lieben Frau

St. Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

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Lindau (Bodensee) /  Unserer Lieben Frau   Lindau (Bodensee) /  Unserer Lieben Frau

Description

Stone statue in a niche in the pediment of the South Transept of the Church of Our Lady.

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:

Tags

Locatie (N 47°32'48" - E 9°41'16")

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Item Code: deby300; Photograph: 5 October 2014
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