"Onze Lievevrouwekerk (Our Lady's church)" Church of Our Lady - Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk Tip by irisbe

  Michelangelo's Madonna with the child
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The Madonna and child (1504-1505) by Michelangelo Buonarotti
Carved in Carrara marble.
Originally it was intended for an altar in the Cathedral of Sienna but the Mouscron family of Bruges brought it and gave it to Our Lady?s Church.
It is one of the very few works by Michelangelo outside Italy
On this statue, the virgin has the naked child between her knees.


Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9 am-12.30 and 1.30-5 pm.

Saterday: 9 am-12.30 and 1.30-4 pm.

Sunday: 2 pm - 5 pm.

Address: O.L.-Vrouwekerkhof 2
Phone: +32/ (0)50 - 33.19.17
Website: http://bezoekers.brugge.be/en/onze-lieve-vrouwekerk-church-of-our-lady

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  • Updated Jun 15, 2003
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