What do Holy Mary images typically look like?


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Images of Holy Mary typically depict a young innocent-looking woman with the child Jesus in her hands. Different artists create different images of the Immaculate virgin. In some images, Holy Mary is seen looking up to heaven surrounded by a bright beam of light.

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Images that depict the Annunciation feature the virgin Mary with angel Gabriel. Images of Holy Mary cradling her infant child shortly after the birth of Jesus are the most common. Images of Mary during her ascension into heaven typically show Mary up in the clouds, bathed in bright light from the skies as she ascends. In most of these images, there is a halo above Mary's head.

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