Michelangelo’s Pieta – Large marble statue
Dimensions: 710mm H x 520mm L x 260mm D
Please note that this statue weighs 50kg. We will contact you with regards shipping/ postage.
Please note that all our Marble Art Statues are made on order. There is a lead time of approximately 10 working days.
Our statues are priced for
“Cast Marble White”.
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(1498–1499) is a
Buonarroti, housed in
St. Peter’s Basilica
. It is the first of a number of works of the same theme by the artist. The statue was commissioned for the
Jean de Billheres
, who was a representative in Rome. The sculpture, in
, was made for the cardinal’s funeral monument, but was moved to its current location, the first chapel on the right as one enters the basilica, in the 18th century. It is the only piece Michelangelo ever signed.
This famous work of art depicts the body of
on the lap of his mother
. The theme is of Northern origin, popular by that time in France but not yet in Italy. Michelangelo’s interpretation of the
is unique to the precedents. It is an important work as it balances the
with naturalism. The statue is one of the most highly finished works by Michelangelo.
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