Bruges Madonna with Child
by MichelangeloSize: 49"T x 24"W x 28"D
Medium: Cast Carrera Marble or Bronze
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Michelangelo's "Bruges Madonna with Child" Twice, the Bruges Madonna has attracted the attention of foreign invaders. During the Napoleonic Invasions, the French included this piece in its wagon trains of war plunder destined for Paris. The sculpture was restored to its home in 1815. In 1945, as the Allies advanced to liberate Belgium, the Nazis fleeing Belgium took the sculpture with them. Its whereabouts were unknown until it's discovery in the Austrian salt mines where the Nazis stolen art had been secretly stored. The Bruges Madonna with Child now sits in the Church of Our Lady in Bruges, Belgium.