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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
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is a world-famous work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica, 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 Bilhères, 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 the 18th century. It is the only piece Michelangelo ever signed.
- begun in and completed in (516 years ago)
- media: marble
- genre: Christian art
- subjects: Pietà, Lamentation of Christ, Mary
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is an artwork by Titian, completed in (440 years ago).
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Pietro Perugino, executed around 1483-1493, and housed in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.
- begun in and completed in (522 years ago)
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is a painting by the Flemish artist Rogier van der Weyden dating from about 1441 held in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. There are number of workshop versions and copies, notably in the National Gallery, London, in the Prado, Madrid, and in the Manzoni Collection, Naples. Infra-red and X-radiograph evidence suggest that the Brussels version was painted by van der Weyden himself, not necessarily excluding the help of workshop assistants. Dendrochronological analysis gives a felling date of 1431 for the oak panel backing, supporting the dating of the painting to around 1441.
- completed in (574 years ago)
- media: oil paint
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is a painting by Spanish artist El Greco.
- also known as Lamentation of Christ
- begun in and completed in (445 years ago)
- media: tempera, panel
- genres: History painting, Religious image
- subjects: Pietà, Lamentation of Christ
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietà" is a painting by Spanish artist José Ribera.
- completed in (378 years ago)
- media: oil paint
- artist: Jusepe de Ribera
- genres: History painting, Religious image
- "Pieta" a.k.a. "Pietá" is an award-nominated musical album of Milton Nascimento.
- award: - Latin Grammy Award for Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album nomination for Milton Nascimento
- "Pieta" is a musical EP of Dead Voices on Air.
- released on
- "Pieta": Pietà is a 2012 South Korean film. The 18th feature written and directed by Kim Ki-duk, it depicts the mysterious relationship between a brutal man who works for loan sharks and a middle-aged woman who claims that she is his mother, mixing Christian symbolism and highly sexual content.
- also known as Aci, Pietà
- country: South Korea
- language: Korean Language
- directors: Kim Ki-duk & Jo Min-soo
- producer: Kim Soon-mo
- executive producers: Kim Ki-duk & Kim Woo-Taek
- production design by Lee Hyun Ju
- written by Kim Ki-duk
- Lee Jung-jin as Lee Gang-do
- Jo Min-soo as Jang Mi-seon
- Kim Jae-rok as Monk
- Kang Eun-Jin as Myeong-ja
- Jin Yong-Ok as Shop Owner in Wheelchair
- Cho Jae-ryong as Gye-song
- Lee Myeong-ja as Mother of Man Who Committed Suicide Using Drugs
- Heo Jun-seok as Man Who Committed Suicide
- Kwon Yul as Guitar man
- Song Mun-su as Man Who Committed Suicide by Falling
- Woo Gi-hong as Hun-cheol
- Kim Beom-jun as Myeongdong Man
- Son Jong-hak as Boss
- Lee Won-jang as Sang-gu
- cinematography by Jo Yeong-jik
- edited by Kim Ki-duk
- music by Park In-young
- costume design by Ji Ji-yeon
- genres: Drama, Thriller, East Asian cinema
- rating: R15+
- released on
- Golden Lion nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film (South Korea) nomination for Drafthouse Films
- Satellite Award for Best Director nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Asian Film Award for Best Film (South Korea)
- Asian Film Award for Best Director (South Korea) nomination for Kim Ki-duk
- Asian Film Award for Best Actress (South Korea) nomination for Jo Min-soo
- Golden Lion, received by Kim Ki-duk
- Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film (South Korea), received by Drafthouse Films
- official website: u-picc.com/pieta
- Pieta is a television daytime drama series that aired on ABS-CBN from October 27, 2008 to May 1, 2009.
- begun on and completed on (5 years ago)
- 138 episodes of 45 minutes each
- country: Philippines
- created by Carlo J. Caparas
- regular cast:
- genres: Action, Drama
- "Pieta" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Alexandros Tsantilas.
- "Pieta" is a 1998 short film directed by Bruce Baillie.
- "Pieta" is a 1987 Australian TV movie about a woman who commits murder. It was also known as Shadowplay.
Pieta a.k.a. Pietie Coetzee is a field hockey player from South Africa who was born in Bloemfontein. Nicknamed Pieta. she studied at the Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg, Gauteng, and represented her country at the 2000, 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics.
- born on (36 years ago) in Bloemfonteion
- nationality: South Africa
- profession: Field hockey player
There are other people with Pieta in their name, like Pieta Brown.
Pieta is a fictional character from the 1998 film Paljas.
- Pieta a.k.a. Pietà: Tal-Pietà is a small town located on the outskirts of Valletta, the capital city of Malta. Tal-Pietà is the suburb next-closest to the capital after Floriana and Msida. Its name is derived from Italian and signifies "Mercy".
- Pieta is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located near the mouth of Pieta Creek 5 miles southeast of Hopland, at an elevation of 476 feet.
Pieta a.k.a. Pietà is a Japanese josei yuri manga by Nanae Haruno. It was originally serialized in the manga magazine Young You, published by Shueisha. The chapters were collected into two tankōbon volumes, the first released on April 19, 2000 and the second on May 19, 2000. The second volume also contains a sequel short story, "A Week at the Beach," showing the main characters at a later time.
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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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Michelangelo's Pieta in St Peter's, Rome.
Photo credit: jalodrome
taken at Barcelona cathedral
Photo credit: Paul Stevenson
St. Patrick's Cathedral, NYC
Photo credit: Sharon Mollerus
Photo credit: glasseyes view
Photo credit: Jim, the Photographer
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.
Photo credit: Tiz_herself
- Florence Pieta
Florence Pieta called also Bandini Pieta
Florence, Duomo Museum
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Photo credit: rjhuttondfw
- Florence Pieta by Michelangelo
Photo credit: Erik Daniel Drost
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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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