TITLE

Michelangelo's Florentine Pieta: The Missing Leg Twenty Years After

AUTHOR(S)
Steinberg, Leo
PUB. DATE
September 1989
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep89, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p480
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on an article which focused on the missing leg in the sculpture 'Piet à,' by Michelangelo, published in the periodical 'Art Bulletin.' Hypotheses regarding the missing leg; Criticisms toward the idea of the involvement of an inferior limb in Christological symbolism.
ACCESSION #
5314624

 

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