pieta

[pieta] Term applied to representations of the dead Christ in art; the Blessed Virgin is usually included. Among the many masters who have represented this subject are: Achtermann, Alberti, Bartolommeo, Bellini, Bologna, Botticelli, Canova, Annibale, Agostino, and Lodovico Carracci, Caravaggio, Carpaccio, Castelli, Cima da Conegliano, Civerchio, Cossa, Crivelli, Deger, Della Robbia, Durer, Engelbrechtsen, Fra Angelico, Francia, Kessels, Massys, Michelangelo, Mantegna, Murillo, Ortolano, Overbeck, Perugino, Piombo, Puvis de Chavannes, Raphael, Reimenschneider, Ribera, Rietschel, Romanino, Rubens, Salerno, Sarto, Schadow, Settignano, Signorelli, Tisio da Garofalo, Titian, Van der Weyden, Van Dyck, Van Orley, Veronese and Wappers.

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