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Mariensäule

Saint Mary's Column

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)
Theodor Ackermann
1954

Bad Godesberg /  Mariensäule   Bad Godesberg /  Mariensäule

Description

Statue of the Virgin Mary Immaculate.

Inscription(s)

IMMACULATA 1954

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 50°40'59" - E 7°9'3")

Item Code: denw464; Photograph: 15 September 2015
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