The mother of Jesus in art, life and devotion.
De Maria, numquam satis.
The Gothic Madonna on the high altar of the church of St James in Levoča, Slovakia.
A Gothic Madonna in Nuremberg, Germany.
The miraculous gothic Madonna venerated in the pilgrimage church of Rankweil, Austria.
The late medieval altar of Our Lady of the Rosary in the Lutheran cathedral of Västerås, Sweden.
A Gothic Madonna in the church of St Sebald in Nuremberg, Bavaria. The sculpture was created in about 1420.
A Gothic Madonna in Reutberg, Bavaria.
The miraculous image of Mary in the mister of Unserer Lieben Frau in Zwiefalten, Germany.
A Gothic Madonna from the Czech Republic, 14th century.
The Gothic altar of Our Lady of the Rosary in Västerås cathedral, Sweden.
Even though the cathedral is Lutheran, many of its altars survived the Reformation and can still be admired today.
A neo-Gothic Madonna in the church of St Francis Xavier, also known as ‘de Krijtberg’, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
When I studied at university, I used to pass this church after lectures.
View of the altar
A gothic Madonna in the church of Rottenbach, Austria.
An Austrian Madonna and Child.
Assumpta est Maria in coelum!
A floor tile with a gothic Marian monogram in St Dominic’s priory church in London.
(Source: Flickr / paullew)
A late gothic altar in the church of St Nicolas in Überlingen, Germany