Throne of Wisdom

Early 12th century
Church of St. Hilarian de Perse, Espalion, France

This is a typical example of Throne of Wisdom sculptures. The Virgin Mary sits on a throne and also is the throne of the Christ Child, who holds a book and faces frontally like his mother.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.