Our Lady of Calvary

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Our Lady of Calvary
Matka Boska kalwaryjska.jpg
Artist Anonymous
Year before 1641
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 90 cm × 74 cm (35 in × 29 in)
Location Sanctuary of Calvary, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska

Our Lady of Calvary is a 17th-century painting situated in the shrine of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Poland. According to legend, the painting wept in 1641.[1] The owner presented the painting to the Bernardine monastery at Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Veneration of the painting was authorized fifteen years later, and a chapel was commissioned to house it.[2]

  1. ^ Neil Wilson and others, Poland, Lonely Planet, 5th edition (2005), p. 210.
  2. ^ Barbara Swiech, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary, BellaOnline. Accessed 22 March 2010.