The Pieta: the Signed Work of Michelangelo

The Pieta (“the pity”) is known by many as one of Michelangelo’s greatest works. Sculpted from marble in the years 1498-1499 before Michelangelo was even 30 years old, the Pieta depicts a common religious subject matter that many artists all over the globe had recreated in Michelangelo’s time. This common theme was


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