Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Truskava
Kauno apskritis

Truskavos gatvė 14
(Šventosios Dvasios bažnyčia - Holy Spirit Church)

Skulptūra Švč. Mergelės Marijos Nekalto

Statue of Virgin Mary Immaculate

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

1913?

Truskava /  Skulptūra Švč. Mergelės Marijos Nekalto   Truskava /  Skulptūra Švč. Mergelės Marijos Nekalto

Description

Polychrome stone statue of St. Mary

Inscription(s)

Unreadable, starts probably with the date 1913.

Signature

overpainted factory mark, with the number 23.

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

Location N 55°25'54" E 24°13'34"

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