Madonna of Bruges

The Madonna of Bruges is a marble sculpture by Michelangelo of the Virgin and Child. Michelangelo's depiction of the Madonna and Child differs significantly from earlier representations of the same subject, which tended to feature a pious Virgin smiling down on an infant held in her arms.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
The in , , dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Photo: Wolfgang Staudt, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
The is a municipal museum in , , built on the site of the medieval Eekhout Abbey. is situated 150 metres northeast of Madonna of Bruges. Photo: Le Fou, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum of applied arts in , located in the medieval Gruuthuse, the house of Louis de Gruuthuse. Photo: Wolfgang Staudt, CC BY 2.0.

University
The is a postgraduate institute of European studies with its main campus in , , and a smaller campus in , Poland. is situated 180 metres northeast of Madonna of Bruges. Photo: Le Fou, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a picturesque city in , the northern part of . Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

Neighborhood
Photo: Achim Raschka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Quarter
Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

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