The mother of Jesus in art, life and devotion.
De Maria, numquam satis.
A street shrine in Trastevere, Rome.
A street shrine for Our Lady of Providence in Rome.
A vintage postcard of the basilica of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice by night. On the left a street shrine for Mary is visible.
A street shrine for Mary in Rome.
The Roman historian Maria Cristina Martini has written a series of books about the hundreds of public Madonnas of Rome entitled ‘Madonelle di Roma’.
A vintage postcard of a street shrine for Mary and the basilica of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy.
A small street shrine in Sliema, Malta.
A street shrine for Our Lady of Sorrows in Bruges, Belgium.
A street shrine for Our Lady, Consoler of the Afflicted in Savona, Italy
A vintage postcard of a street shrine for Our Lady of the Guadalupe in Cuernavaca, the capital of the Mexican state of Morelos.
A statue of Mary on the corner of Jörgen Kocks’ house in Malmö, Sweden.
A street shrine for Our Lady of Seven Sorrows in Porto Valtravaglia, Italy.
A street shrine in Roermond, the Netherlands.
A Venetian street shrine for Our Lady of the Rosary and St Rita of Cascia, whose feast is celebrated today.
A street shrine for Mary in the Dutch province of Limburg.
The text on the shrine reads: Whoever you may be who passes here, show that you honour God’s Mother.
A baroque Roman street shrine for Our Lady of Good Counsel.