Cloisters of Saint John Lateran, Rome. Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ern/50642555/

Friday, 30 March 2018

Good Friday.



"Pietà ".
Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905).
Date: 1876.
This File: 24 February 2007.
User: Juanpdp.
(Wikimedia Commons)

From Italian "pieta", from Latin "pietatem" (see piety).
A painting, drawing, or sculpture of Mary,
The Mother of Jesus, holding the dead body of Jesus.
The word means “pity” in Italian.

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