Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Étagnac
Charente

Poitou-Charentes

Le Bourg
(Maison de retraite Sainte Marie)

Immaculée Conception à Sainte-Marie

Saint Mary Immaculate Conception

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

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Étagnac /  Immaculée Conception à Sainte-Marie   Étagnac /  Immaculée Conception à Sainte-Marie

Description

Statue on the top of the tower.

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:

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Location (N 45°53'41" - E 0°46'50")

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Item Code: frpc014; Photograph: 31 August 2011
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