The Vatican Pietà

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Contributor

Peter Vergara

Artwork Metadata

Artist

Michelangelo Buonarroti

Title

The Vatican Pietà

Date

1498-1500

Medium

Marble Sculpture

Dimensions

5 feet 9 inches wide, 6 feet 5 inches tall

Present Location

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome, Italy

Identifier (Original or Copy)

Original

Bibliography

- Hibbard, Howard. “Michelangelo.” Westview Press, Boulder, CO. 1974, 2nd Edition. Pages 43-48.

- Condivi, Ascanio; trans. Whol, Alice Sedgwick; ed. Wohl, Hellmut. “The Life of Michelangelo.” Penn State Press, University Park, PA. 1999, 2nd Edition. Pages 25-27.

- Vasari, Giorgio; trans. Bondanella, Julia Conaway and Bondanella, Peter. “The Lives of the Artists.” Oxford University Press Inc, New York, NY. Pages 424-426

- Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt, “Michelangelo’s Pietà for the Cappella del Re di Francia,” in “Il se rendit en Italie”: Etudes offertes à André Chastel (Paris, 1987), 77-108

- William E. Wallace, “Michelangelo’s Rome Pietà: Altarpiece or Grave Memorial?” in Verrocchio and Late Quattrocento Italian Sculpture, ed. Steven Bule, Alan Phipps Darr and Fiorella Superbi Gioffredi (Florence, 1992), 243-255

Files

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Collection

Citation

“The Vatican Pietà,” Fordham Art History , accessed October 25, 2021, https://michelangelo.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/26.

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