Michaelangelo's Mutilation of the Florence Pieta: A Psychoanalytic Inquiry

Liebert, Robert S.
March 1977
Art Bulletin;Mar1977, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Examines the reasons underlying the mutilation in the sculpture 'Pietà' by Michelangelo Buonarroti. Role of the meaning of the missing left leg of Christ in the mutilation; Issues on the time of the mutilation; Role of the nagging made by Urbino, Michelangelo's servant, in the mutilation.


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