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Definition of the noun pieta
What does pieta mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- pieta: pietas
- Pieta: Pietas
- a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus
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The Romantic Syndrome (1973)
Toward a New Method in Cultural Anthropology and History of Ideas by W.T. Jones
Cosimo Tura's Pieta is a much more animated painting; there is a great deal of nervous movement in the drapery of the figures (in contrast to Masaccio's heavy, simplified treatment) and a great deal of busy gesticulating. Nevertheless, though ...
Move Over Manic Depression (2007)
by A Brocklesby
The pieta is a lovely statue in many churches. It is hell ...
Endings and New Beginnings in Literature and Life by Stefan Helgesson
Fr Pieta is a Catholic priest, but ...
The Chess Club (1895)
by Lord Ernest Hamilton
But the Pieta is a name very loosely applied ...
According to John Austin, Jürgen Habermas and Louis-Marie Chauvet by Mervyn Duffy
The Pieta is a cultural icon, a symbol, and like all symbols it draws on other symbols. It evokes images of motherhood ...
by Lilian H. Zirpolo
' P/ETA PIETA. The Italian word Pieta translates to “pity” or “compassion” and denotes a scene in art that depicts the Virgin Mary supporting the dead body of Christ and mourning over it. Notable Baroque examples of the subject include ...
by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil
Pieta (pyay-taH; pee-ay-taH) A painting, drawing, or sculpture of Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding the ...
Catholic Dictionary (2013)
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary by John A. Hardon
PIETA. A general term applied to representations of the dead Christ in art. The Blessed Virgin is usually included. Among the masters who have represented the Pieta, the best known are Bellini, Botticelli, Caravaggio, Diirer, Fra Angelico, ...
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
pieta 757 pieta (py-ay-ta) noun An a painting or a.
Kassel Gallery ; photo, Manselt Avignon Pieta, now in the Louvre — to ...
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Photo credit: dierk schaefer
Photo credit: Jim, the Photographer
taken at Barcelona cathedral
Photo credit: Paul Stevenson
St. Patrick's Cathedral, NYC
Photo credit: Sharon Mollerus
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A pieta found in Holy Family Cemetery, Sugar Notch, PA. Shot on an overcast day using a Lensbaby Composer, plastic optic, starburst aperture.
Photo credit: John-Morgan
- Pieta, Carlo Crivelli
Tempera on wood, gold ground.
This emotionally-charged image of the Pieta probably comes from the uppermost tier of an altarpiece Crivelli painted in 1476 for the church of San Domenico at Ascoli Piceno in the Marches. Known as the Demidoff altarpiece, it is widely considered Crivelli's masterpiece; the principal panels are in the National Gallery, London. Crivelli's art is a highly personal amalgam of ornamental motifs from Gothic practice and a naturalism characteristic of the Renaissance.
Crivelli, Italian, Venetian, active 1457-1493.
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Scrabble value of P3I1E1T1A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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