The Bronze Sculpture captures the saintly Madonna and Child. There are several distinct types of representation of the Madonna but the fulllength standing images of the Madonna including the infant Jesus are the most common. The earliest such images date from the early Christian Church and are found in the catacombs of Rome. The Mother of Perpetual Help stands gracefully hbaby Jesus in her left arm as right arm is brought to her chest emanating a sense of compassion and blessing. The Sculpture was molded using the archaic method of lost wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish for preservation. It is mounted upon a black marble base. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 23 X Width 8 inches. Weight: 28 LBS.