Statues - Hither & Thither

Luxembourg
Mondorf-les-Bains

Allée Jean Linster 1
(Église Saint-Michel)

La Vierge à l'enfant

Saint Mary with child

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)
Lé Tanson
1966

Mondorf-les-Bains /  La Vierge à l'enfant   Mondorf-les-Bains /  La Vierge à l'enfant

Description

Blue tile mural, depicting of Mary, crowned and with a sceptre, with child; with the coats-of-arms of Luxembourg and Mondorf-les-Bains

Inscription(s)

ConsoLatrICIs trICentenarIo
paroChIanI eX MonDorf
(chronogram 1966)

Signed: lé tanson

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:

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°30'20" E 6°16'13"

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Item Code: lu004; Photograph: 15 June 2011
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