Pietà for Vittoria Colonna

Black chalk on paper (fabriano, identified from watermark, batch manufactured in 1532, with earliest examples dated 1538, in vienna) | 28.9 x 18.9cm | c. 1546


The Pietà for Vittoria Colonna is a black chalk drawing on cardboard (28.9×18.9 cm) by Michelangelo Buonarroti, dated to about 1538–44 and kept at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.


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