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Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Grand-Rue 9-11

Notre Dame de Luxembourg

Our Lady of Luxembourg

The mother of Jesus Christ
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Description

Statue of Mary Queen of Heaven with child. Both are crowned and richly clothed.

Inscription(s)

Almost unreadable:
consolatrix
afflictorum ora
pro nobis

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:

Tags

Location N 49°36'42" E 6°7'54"

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Item Code: lu032; Photograph: 16 June 2011
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