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Pietà
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    1558–1617
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • Pietà, 1596
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 186 x 128 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/16 x 5 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0098
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Nude male figure draped with cloth (identified as Christ), laying on the lap of a female figure with a halo (identified as Mary). There is a cross in the right background.