Virgin Mary

I have a particular tenderness for traditions linked to Mary, here are some representations that I re-wrote…

• Alhizam Almuqadas : Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt, Homs, Syria

• Alsayidat Aleadhra’ Bialzaytun : appearances of Zeitoun, or Our Lady of Zeitoun.

• Aušros Vartų Švč. Mergelės Marijos : icon from the Gate of Dawn, in Vilnius, Lithuania.

• Ave Regina Pacis : statue of Our Lady of Peace at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome, Italy.

• Beata Maria Virgo de Perpetuo Succursu : Our Lady of Perpetual Help

• Blazena Djevica Marija S Djietom Isusom : in Marija Bistrica, Croatia.

• Deir Rafat : Shrine of Our Lady Queen of Palestine and of the Holy Land.

• Evangelismos tis theotokou : Greek Byzantine icon of the Annunciation.

• Gnadenbild der Gnadenkapelle Altötting : Shrine of Our Lady of Altötting, Germany.

• Heeschbreger Bildchen statu : statue in the oak of Hersberg, Luxembourg.

• Immaculada concepciou : Our Lady of Lourdes, France.

• Madonna aracoeli : Santa Maria in Ara Coeli, Rome, Italy.

• Madonna dei bisognosi : on the mountain Serra Secca, in the Abruzzes.

• Madonna della neve : tradition of Our Lady of the Snows, common to the Alps and the Pyrenees.

• Madonna di Trapani : Madonna de Trapani, Basilica of the Holy Annunciation of Mary in Trapani, Sicily.

• Madonna nera di Oropa : the sanctuary of Oropa is a sanctuary dedicated to the Black Madonna, built at 1,159 m above sea level, it is located 13 km from the town of Biella in Piedmont, Italy.

• Maica Domnului a Semnului : Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God, Putna, Romania.

• Majka Božja u Međugorju : Our Lady of Medjugorje, Bosnie Herzégovine.

• Mare de Deu de Montserrat : Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Catalogna.

• Maria in der Wiese : church St. Maria zur Wiese, Germany.

• Maria Knotenlöserin : Mary, Untier of Knots.

• Maria Lactans : Mary breastfeeding the infant Jesus.

• Notre-Dame de Fátima : Our Lady of Fátima, Portugal.

• Notre Dame de Confession : Black Virgin of the Abbey of Saint-Victor, Marseille.

Notre Dame de Laghet : stage of the pilgrimage to Rome.

Notre-Dame de Pontmain : en Mayenne, France.

Notre Dame de Rocamadour : Rocamadour, France.

• Notre Dame des Victoires : Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Victoires de Paris.

Notre Dame du Puy en Velay : Le Puy-en-Vellay, France.

• Nuestro Damo de la Gardo : Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille.

• Obraz Matki Boskiej Czestochowskiej : icon of the Mother of God in Jasna Góra Monastery, Częstochowa, Poland.

• Our Lady of Knock : Irland.

• Notre Dame de Strasbourg : statue in the crypt of Notre-Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral.