Regular Posts Tagged ‘Renaissance Art’
FrontRunners: Pietà Bust Reproduced
16th Sep 2010Posted in: Renaissance Art Comments Off on FrontRunners: Pietà Bust Reproduced

Michelangelo’s marble Pietà sculpture in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome depicts one of the most moving episodes of the Crucifixion, the Virgin Mary mourning over the body of her son after he has been taken down from the cross. It was, and still is, considered the great masterpiece of the artist’s early career. Vatican artisans […]

Moses (Michelangelo)
12th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on Moses (Michelangelo)

Michelangelo’s Moses (ca. 1513-1516; height ~92.5 inches) San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome The powerful and majestic figure of Moses is depicted during the most important moment in his life. The plates of the Ten Commandments indicate that he has come from Mount Sinai bearing God’s laws for the people of Israel. This is the last […]

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