Pietà: Overall view

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Description

Commissioned in 1497 by the French Cardinal Jean Villiers de La Grolais (ca. 1430-1499) for his own tomb, it was begun the following year and was finished by 1500. It signals the beginning of Michelangelo’s maturity as a sculptor.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Pietà

  • Sculpture, Italian

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Renaissance

Place of Creation
  • +41.902222+12.453333

Departments and Units
Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
Content License

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Architectural Lantern Slides of Italy

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