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Pietà

 

an art term designating the representation of Mary mourning over the body of Christ.

Pietà

representation of sorrowing Virgin with dead Christ. [Art: Hall, 246]
See: Grief
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5) Even before Iseppo is able to find his way to the Pieta dock, his verbal vision of the smaller canal is Canaletto's Rio dei Mendicanti: Looking South (1723).
The Pieta, which shows Mary holding the dead Christ in her arms, sold for pounds 311,500 to a European buyer.
May the Lord God strike with curses and ex-communications all those who send, or permit their sons and daughters -- whether legitimate or natural -- to be sent to this Hospital of the Pieta, having the means and ability to bring them up, for they will be obliged to pay back every expense and amount spent on them, neither may they be absolved unless they make atonement, as is clearly set out in the bull of our lord Pope Paul III, dated AD L November 12th, 1548.
1675-1755), two of whose sacred vocal works appear in print for the first time in Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge's edition, was one of the maestri di coro with whom the Pieta was best pleased.
For example, liturgical books from the Pieta describing its ceremonies have yet to be found.
49) Read "unsculpted" for "unsaid," and let "the beholder" join Michelangelo, allowing him to "become actually a part" of the Pieta, and we have the principle of the finished unfinished in terms of the self.
Over five hundred years after the completion of the Pieta, the bust of the Virgin Mary has been produced from a master made from the Vatican's mold of the original.
His most famous sacred sculptures are the Pieta and Last Supper at Loyola Memorial Park in Paranaque.
But Michelle said the family have stuck together and thrown themselves into raising vital funds for the Pieta House Suicide and Self Harm Crisis Centre, which offers support to people suffering from mental health issues and their loved ones.
BY CLAIRE HEALY THE country was up and out early yesterday as more than 100,000 people completed the Pieta House Darkness Into Light event.
The second part places Michelangelo's presentation drawing of the Pieta for Vittoria Colonna into the intellectual and theological views of the circle that surrounded her, and ends by considering briefly the artist's Florence and Rondanini Pietas as further instances of his continuing interest in the reform of religious art.
VATICAN CITY: The Vatican denied a report that Pope Paul VI wanted to sell the Pieta, Michelangelo's sculpture of the dead Christ in the arms of Mary, and give the proceeds to the world's poor.