Church of Our Lady & Statue of Madonna and the Child – Bruges, Belgium – Part 2

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The Madonna of Bruges depicts Mary with the infant Jesus. It is sculpted in marble.  The statue depicts a seated Mary with the toddler Jesus trying to take a step and being lightly supported by Mary’s left arm and leg. It is exactly what toddlers do when they have just learned to walk. It is a very comfortable and secure position for the child.
 
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