Michelangelo’s Pieta: An Ode to the Sublime

The Pietà – or Virgin of Pity – is the representation of the Blessed Virgin holding her divine son on her knees. This iconic type entered Italy after having spread to France and in Germany from the 14th century. The most famous of these Virgins of Pity comes from the genius of Michelangelo Buonarroti, who … Continue reading Michelangelo’s Pieta: An Ode to the Sublime