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Madonna Della Strada

By Vicki Reid
Category: Sculpture


Dr. Patrick Ward commissioned Madonna Della Strada in honor of Mary Bruemmer, dean of student affairs from 1967-1985. The contemporary life-size bronze of a prayerful Virgin Mary stands at the gate entrance of the southern border of campus. “Madonna Della Strada” translates to “Our Lady of the Way.” (Courtesy of SLUMA)

Dimensions: 6′ x 2′ x 2′
Year Completed: 1995
Material: Bronze
Owner: Saint Louis University

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