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Madonna

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)
Karl-Heinz Knoedler
1958

Ellwangen (Jagst) /  Madonna   Ellwangen (Jagst) /  Madonna

Description

Bronze façade sculpture.

Information Sign

erbaut um 1745
von stadt- und
landbaumeister
arnold friedrich prahl
ab 1811 apotheke
1958 bronze madonna
von karl-heinz knödler

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

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Location (N 48°57'37" - E 10°7'49")

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