Pietà (1498-1499)

Pietà (1498-1499)

Michelangelo (1475-1564)

Pietà
14981499
Carrara marble, 174 x 195 cm
Basilica di San PietroCittà del Vaticano

Pietà (1498-1499-d-1)

Pietà (1498-1499-d-2)

Pietà (1498-1499-d-3)

Pietà (1498-1499-d-4)

Michelangelo’s only signature, carved across the Virgin’s sash: “Michael. Agelus. Bonarotus Florent Faciebat”. Image courtesy of: http://saintpetersbasilica.org/

Pietà (1498-1499-d-5)

Detail: A photograph by Aurelio Amendola, from the book “Michelangelo: La Dotta Mano”.

Detail Showing the Dead Christ from the Pieta by Michelangelo Buonarroti