Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Pieta; The Body of Christ Supported by the Virgin, Another Female Saint, and St. Joseph of Arimathea,

Engraving

Dimensions (Plate): 465 x 307 mm (18.3 x 12.1 in.)

Accession number: 1958.51.1

Purchase funds, 1958

Bibliography: Bartsch 23 (vol. 17, p. 58), cat. 90, no. 5; Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 1, pp. 25–26; Bernardine Barnes, Michelangelo in Print: Reproductions as Response in the Sixteenth Century (Ashgate, 2010), pp. 146–148, plate 6.1

Work Type: print

Related Works: The image is after the “Pieta” by Michelangelo Buonarroti in the Cathedral, Florence.

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