Black Madonna


An image of the Blessed Virgin Mary, normally holding the Christ Child, which has been “inculturated”, that is, made the little Jewish girl Mary look more like the people in the area of the artist, or which are actually black in color.

MLA Citation

  • “Black Madonna”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 January 2020. Web. 11 May 2021. <>