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Saint Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ
Michael Kuglmann & Kocsis Balázs
1700 (1993)

Székesfehérvár /  Szűz Mária   Székesfehérvár /  Szűz Mária


Statue of Saint Mary with folded hands, accompanied by angels, on a column.


Magyar Hazánk
Nagy Boldog Asszonycíncik
1706 Epült Képét
1834 Meg ujjította
Az Epe Mirigy Dühétöl
Harmad Evvet
Meg menekedett
Székes Fejérvár


The statue was according to tradition inaugurated on 8 December 1700 in St. Michael's church on the grave of Szapolya János. The statue was renovated in 1834 to commemorate that the city escaped from the plague. At this occasion it was placed on a pillar.
The original statue is in the town hall, here is a copy made by Kocsis in 1993.

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:


Sources & Information


Location (N 47°11'22" - E 18°24'27")

Item Code: hufe022; Photograph: 8 September 2012
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