Tag: Pietà

Pietà (c.1603)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Pietà c.1603 Oil on copper, 41.3 x 60.7 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Overwhelmed by her helplessness and pain, Mary holds her dead son in her lap. Pale colours and the pathos of marbles by Michelangelo and from antiquity…

La Déposition de la croix (1627-1628)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Déposition de la croix (The Descent from the Cross) 1627–1628 Oil on canvas, 120 x 98 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Nicolas Poussin was the leading exponent of the French Classicism of the first half of the…

A Copy of Michelangelo’s Pieta (1827)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851) The Chancel of Petworth Church: A Copy of Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’ 1827 Gouache and watercolour on paper, 14.2 x 19.4 cm Tate Britain, London Compare: Michelangelo (1475-1564) Pietà 1498–1499 San Pietro, Vaticano     See also: • Michelangelo…

Pietà (1575-1576)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Pietà 1575–1576 Oil on canvas, 353 x 347 cm Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venezia Detail with Titian’s self-portrait as an old man kneeling before Christ.

Pietà (1633)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Pietà 1633 Oil on canvas, 157 × 210 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid The present canvas is signed and dated “Jusepe de Ribera español 1633” on the stone at the lower right corner, a formula used by the artist…

Pietà (early 1620s)

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) Pietà (The Lamentation over the Dead Christ) early 1620s Oil on canvas, 129.5 x 181 cm National Gallery, London Ribera captures the moment when Christ’s lifeless body is laid out after it has been brought down from the…

Lamentation over the Dead Christ (1601-1602)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Lamentation over the Dead Christ 1601–1602 Oil on canvas, 180 x 136 cm Galleria Borghese, Roma While in the past this Lamentation over the Dead Christ was ascribed to Antoon Van Dyck, today critics agree that it…