Germany ivory book Anmut gold Rome horse Wiederholung Christus cross Ulm Mary antiquity mourning Apollo Faltenwurf bust angel Johannes Blick sandstone devotional picture strength alabaster Crucifixion limewood death marble Haare drama
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 © 2016 Liebieghaus. All rights reserved.