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Pietà

Maker:
Follower of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, Caprese 1475–1564 Rome)
Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/8 × 4 1/2 in. (16.8 × 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Henry Victor Burgy, 1901
Accession Number:
01.23.151
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 899
The pax, its gilding quite worn, is crudely inscribed with the name of a religious society of Saint Peter.
Inscription: Inscribed in the predella: SOCIETAS. S. PETRI.
Henry Victor Burgy (until d. 1901; bequeathed to MMA)
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