Get essential information and analysis on Michelangelo's Pieta, the marble statue depicting Christ and Mary presently in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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Travel to Italy's Venice, Florence and Rome on a Rick Steves tour! You'll see ancient Rome, the Vatican, Uffizi Gallery, Michelangelo's David, St. Mark's Square, enjoy memorable cuisine, and much more of Italy's three greatest cities.
Renaissance: Renaissance, period in Europe following the Middle Ages and characterized by revived interest in Classical learning and values.
Michelangelo and the Pietà. MICHELANGELO Michelangelo is widely considered the greatest artistic genius that ever lived — a man whose name has become synonymous with the word “masterpiece.”
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The Palazzo Pitti (Italian pronunciation: [paˈlattso ˈpitti]), in English sometimes called the Pitti Palace, is a vast, mainly Renaissance, palace in Florence, Italy.It is situated on the south side of the River Arno, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio.
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Michelangelo Buonarroti: David, detail of the copy outside the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence ©iStockphoto.com/miralex