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A work by Michelangelo Buonarroti in the Moscron Chapel of the Church of our Lady to Bruges. The Bruges Madonna is unsigned, with base 1.26 m high and made of polished marble. She has a full sculpture on front view to the worship. The illustration shows Mary with a standing Jesus boy. Both have beaten down eyelids, which has introduced Leonardo da Vinci in his depictions of Marie. This introversion expression of their consciousness is end future events. This Madonnentyp by Michelangelo from his Sibyls in the Sistine Chapel. It is not the usual figure of Mary, standing with the Christ Child on her arm, but a fitting one, takes with an already the boy between her knees, whose right hand she left with her.

On her knee, her right hand holding a book. Obviously, this unique motif has the Platytera Marie type to the model. Mary’s dress is closed with a jewelry-shaped plates stocking in the chest area, drop down by the two bands. In the middle of the forehead of Mary, Michelangelo draped an Omega-fold. At her hair, the head scarf adorned with the Omega-fold and her coat over the head of the Madonna are arranged. The artwork is located in a black marble conch, whose upper end, the dome, a large shell motif, sign of their virginity is decorated.

Attribution and history the attribution was made in the 19th century on the basis of Michelangelo’s letter Saturday, the 31st January 1506 to his father, Lodovico di Leonardo Buonarroti Simoni in Florence, where he mentioned this artwork. He asked him, to grieve, to those Madonna marble because I want that you wear it in your House and you see anyone leave”. The marble blocks were delivered for his works on barges on the river path. The letter from Viareggio to Bruges and the acquisition by the Moscroni transport delivered a further note about the work. This work represents the ideals of the High Renaissance in Florence. Michelangelo began the sculpture without order. It was by John and Alexander Moscron, merchants from Bruges acquired, since they their Ideas corresponded to the Foundation of their altar. During the French Revolution was the Madonnenskulptur in Paris in 1815 in the Church of our Lady to Bruges, and from 1944 to 1945 in Altaussee. Pink Marita Schrouff, alias: RMS Scrip torin