Pieta (1498 – 1499)- Michelangelo

In the Pieta, Michelangelo approached a subject which until then had been given form mostly north of the Alps, where the portrayal of pain had always been connected with the idea of redemption: it was called the "Vesperbild" and represented the seated Madonna holding Christ's body in her arms. But now the twenty-three-year-old artist presents … Continue reading Pieta (1498 – 1499)- Michelangelo