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The Florentine Pieta
11th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on The Florentine Pieta

The Florentine Pietá, also known as “The Deposition” (1547–1553; height: 93 inches) Museo dell’Opera del Duomo. Michelangelo is estimated to have been 73 years old when he began work on this Pieta, which was destined to be placed in Santa Maria del Fiore, the cathedral in Florence. He worked on it intermittently for about ten […]

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