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Maria mit Kind

Saint Mary with Child

The mother of Jesus Christ


Bernkastel-Kues /  Maria mit Kind   Bernkastel-Kues /  Maria mit Kind


Red sandstone statue of St. Mary with child, St. Mary is crowned and Jesus has an orb in his left hand and makes a blessing gesture with his right hand. The statue is on a console on the corner of the Weinmuseum.

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:


Locatie (N 49°54'59" - E 7°4'13")

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Item Code: derp131; Photograph: 20 April 2012
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