Daniell Ricciarelli da Volterra - Portrait of Michaelangelo, 1550 at Albertina Museum Vienna Austria
Portrait of Michaelangelo (1550) by Daniell Ricciarelli da Volterra Listed in the book "50 Paintings You Should Know".
Michelangelo's unfinished Pieta at the Duomo Museum, Florence, Italy. Michelangelo died before he could finish sculpting, and there are many hash marks and chinks in the marble. The face of Nicodemus holding Christ is said to be Michelangelo's own face. The only piece of art that has ever moved me to uncontrollable tears.
La Pietà vaticana ( detail ), di Michelangelo Buonarroti, Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, Roma, Italia
The Pietà (1498–1499) is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. It is the first of a number of works of the same theme by the artist. The statue was commissioned for the French cardinal Jean de Billheres, who was a representative in Rome. The sculpture, in Carrara marble, was made for the cardinal's funeral monument, but was moved to its current location, the first chapel on the right as one enters the basilica, in…