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Maria mit dem Kinde

House Madonna

The mother of Jesus Christ

1482 (copy)

Nürnberg /  Maria mit dem Kinde   Nürnberg /  Maria mit dem Kinde


Stone statue of crowned St. Mary with Jesus, holding an orb. Under the statue the Schürstab coat of arms.


A stone next the the socle is signed and dated 1900 +N


The original statue is in the Germanische Nationalmuseum in Nürnberg.

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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Locatie (N 49°27'20" - E 11°4'34") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: deby226; Photograph: 28 September 2011
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