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Pieta
  • Egid Quirin Asam
    1692–1750
    born: Tegernsee, Germany ; died: Mannheim, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Pieta, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • terracotta
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.2 x 18.5 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1953.0018
Description
Literature

Sculpture of woman (Mary) and man (Jesus Christ). Woman is sitting on a stone ledge and wearing a draping garment with left arm near shoulder of man. Man is nude except for a draping garment and is seated on flat ground and leaned over with eyes closed and mouth open.