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House Madonna

The mother of Jesus Christ

18th cent.

Würzburg /  Hausmadonna   Würzburg /  Hausmadonna


Statue of St. Mary with lily standing on a sphere with a snake, having an apple in its mouth. Standing on a socle on the corner, with below it a wrought iron lantern from 1740 with a text shield.


So oft Du gehst durch
diese Gaß:
Maria Gruß
nicht unterlaß

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:

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Location (N 49°47'38" - E 9°55'50")

Item Code: deby174; Photograph: 27 September 2011
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