death marble sandstone bust Wiederholung Crucifixion drama devotional picture mourning cross Blick limewood book Apollo Mary Ulm angel Christus Haare Faltenwurf Germany antiquity Rome strength alabaster gold Johannes Anmut ivory horse
Figural groups with the dead Christ deposed from the cross and lying on the lap of his grieving mother Mary were popular in the fourteenth century. The English word for them is pietà, the Italian word for »pity«, whereas the German word,…
Copyright © 2014 Liebieghaus. All rights reserved.