Statues - Hither & Thither

Bad Münstereifel
Kreis Euskirchen


Markt 11
(St. Michael-Gymnasium)

Maria mit Kind

Saint Mary with child

The mother of Jesus Christ


Bad Münstereifel /  Maria mit Kind   Bad Münstereifel /  Maria mit Kind


Polychrome statue of St. Mary with Child in a niche above one of the gates of the St. Michael-Gymnasium.

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:

Bad Münstereifel - Maria mit Kind

Sources & Information


Location (N 50°33'13" - E 6°45'49")

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Item Code: denw601; Photograph: 10 April 2017
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