(a shrine in southern Poland)

What is she doing in a big museum between stained glass windows?
The Madonna is from Kruzlowa, a shrine in southern Poland.
She turns her face to the South -- to Kruzlowa -- where she belongs.

Jerzy Harasymowicz, Madonna z Kruzlowej

 

The Madonna of Kurzlowa is a famous Gothic-style, carved and painted wooden sculpture created in the fifteenth century. It is now housed in the National Museum in Krakow.

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