Saturday, May 5, 2018

Mary - Our Lady of Mercy

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Our Lady of Mercy is a subject in Christian Art, showing a group of people sheltering for protection under the outspread cloak, or pallium of the Virgin Mary. It was especially popular in Italy from the 13th to 16th centuries, often as a specialised form of a votive portrait, and is also found in other countries .