Black Madonna from Monserrat

Black Madonna, Spain

Wood statuette of the Black Madonna, collected by Mira and Sasha in Monserrat, Spain. 2009

Part of my travel collection of small figurines I call “Little Gods”.

“On a rugged carved mountain not far from Barcelona lies one of the most popular destinations of the Catalan region and Spain: the statue of the Black Madonna. According to the legend, the statue was discovered in the year 880 by some shepherds who have seen a strange light on the sky and heard music coming from a cave in the mountain.” (Quote source)

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