Virgen de la Soledad
The statue of Our Lady of Solitude in Badajoz, Spain. The statue was made in Naples in the 17th century.
An 18th century Spanish painting of Our Lady of Solitude.
Schmerzhaften Mutter Gottes
A 19th century engraving of the miraculous pietà venerated in Gonderhausen, Bavaria.
M. SS. Addolorata
An Italian print of Our Lady of Sorrows surrounded by cherubs holding the Arma Christi (“Weapons of Christ”), the instruments of the passion of Christ.
A painting of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of Trinità dei Pellegrini in Naples, Italy.
Mater Dolorosa in Monte Calvario venerata
A lithograph of the statue of the Mother of Sorrows in the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
The altar of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of Santa Brigida in Naples, Italy.
An engraving of the miraculous statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in the pilgrimage church of Maria Steinbach, Bavaria.
Nuestra Señora de Soledad
The statue of Our Lady of Solitude, the patroness of Oaxaca in Mexico.
According to legend the statue was miraculously brought to Oaxaca in the 16th century by a mule that had joined a mule train bound for Guatemala. Once it arrived in Oaxaca the mule disappeared, leaving its pack behind. The statue of the Sorrowful Mother which was inside the pack has been venerated in the city ever since.