Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Modena
Modena (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza Grande
(Palazzo comunale)

Santa Maria Immacolata

Saint Mary Immaculate Conception

Attributed to
Giuseppe Mazza
18th century

Modena /  Santa Maria Immacolata   Modena /  Santa Maria Immacolata

Description

Marble statue of St. Mary Immaculate, standing on a crescent moon. The statue stands in a large niche on the first floor of the tower of the town hall.

Inscription(s)

virginis sine labe conceptæ
marmoream statvam
privato loco emotam anno mdcccv
ipso die ante nonas maias iv
qvo
pivs vii pont. max. e gallia redvx
in episcopio e regione hospitatvs est
mvnicipes mvtinenses

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°38'45" E 10°55'34"

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