Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovakia
Gabčíkovo - Bős
Trnavský kraj

Námestie Svätej Trojice - Szentháromság tér
(Kostol sv. Margity, south side)

Pieta a P. Mária - Pieta és Szűz Mária

Pieta and Saint Mary


19th century?

Gabčíkovo - Bős /  Pieta a P. Mária - Pieta és Szűz Mária

Description

Two statues on the south side of the church:
Gabčíkovo - Bős - Pieta a P. Mária - Pieta és Szűz Mária
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Gabčíkovo - Bős - Pieta a P. Mária - Pieta és Szűz Mária
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  1. The Pietà (Italian for pity) is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus (Wikipedia).
    On the socle coat of arms, and texts:
    O gen… Virgo g….. fUnDIso…
    eXoro U serVIs sis pIa….
    and some other unreadable texts.
  2. Saint Mary standing on a sphere crushing the serpent.
    Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).
    On the socle the text:
    Üdvozlégy Mária
    Malaszttaltejes!
    újitva 1892 szept. 8
    translation wanted

Tags

Location N 47°53'29" E 17°34'33"

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