Interesting facts about the Pieta

The Pieta (1498–1499) is regarded as one of the greatest works of the Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti. This exquisite work of art features the body of Jesus placed on the lap of the Virgin Mary after the savior’s crucifixion. Pieta is the only work Michelangelo ever signed. Michelangelo carved it from a single slab of … Read more