Mary Jesus Statue

Michelangelo, Pietà

Mary Jesus Statue

Michelangelo, Pietà, 1498-1500, marble (Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. The Pietà was a popular subject among northern european artists. It means Pity or Compassion, and represents Mary sorrowfully contemplating the dead body of her son which she h...

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