Michelangelo pieta

Explore the exquisite artistry and emotional depth of Michelangelo's Pietà. Discover the story behind this iconic sculpture and experience the profound impact it continues to have on viewers today.
Michelangelo's "The Pieta" combines the Renaissance ideals of classical beauty  with a naturalism. Statue, Henri Matisse, Roman, Michelangelo Pieta, Michelangelo Sculpture, Michaelangelo, Michelangelo, Michael Angelo, Caravaggio

In keeping with Holy Week, I present Michelangelo's "Pieta". This is truly a beautiful and moving piece of art. I was fortunate to have seen it in person when I was a child - about 10 or 11 I think. It was at the Vatican Pavillion at the World's Fair in New York in the 1960s. Even at that young age I could see that this was something out of the ordinary. Created in 1499 out of a single piece of marble, the "Pieta" stands 5ft 5.5 ins by 6 ft 4.8 ins. It was commissioned by the French Cardinal…

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