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Pieta
The marks of the Crucifixion are limited to very small nail marks and an indication of the wound in Jesus’ side.
In 2019, a small terracotta figure identified as a model for the final sculpture was displayed in Paris. [3]

Pieta
A pietà (Italian pronunciation: [pjeˈta] ; meaning “pity”, “compassion”) is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, most often found in sculpture. As such, it is a particular form of the Lamentation of Christ, a scene from the Passion of Christ found in cycles of the Life of Christ. When Christ and the Virgin are surrounded by other figures from the New Testament, the subject is strictly called a lamentation in English, although pietà is often used for this as well, and is the normal term in Italian.
Pietà is one of the three common artistic representations of a sorrowful Virgin Mary, the other two being Mater Dolorosa (Mother of Sorrows) and Stabat Mater (here stands the mother). [1] [2] The other two representations are most commonly found in paintings, rather than sculpture, although combined forms exist. [3]

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Pietà, as a theme in Christian art, depiction of the Virgin Mary supporting the body of the dead Christ. Some representations of the Pietà include John the Apostle, Mary Magdalene, and sometimes other figures on either side of the Virgin, but the great majority show only Mary and her Son. The Pietà was widely represented in both painting and sculpture, being one of the most poignant visual expressions of popular concern with the emotional aspects of the lives of Christ and the Virgin.
The format of the Virgin bearing the body of Christ on her knees was standard until the 16th century, when, influenced by the Renaissance concern with logic and proportions, artists usually depicted Christ lying at the Virgin’s feet, with only his head propped against her knees. This form was adopted by Italian Baroque art and was passed on to Spain, Flanders, and Holland.

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Mr McEvoy spoke about how he too became depressed, and despite his family’s efforts to support him he said he “was able to slip back into my own ways,” until his sister left a number for him to call Pieta and he reached out to them for help.

An impressive array of around 50 emergency service vehicles parade around #Kinsale, County #Cork at dawn for @PietaHouse’s #DIL2020 #SunriseAppeal, to show there is help for #MentalHealth. @rtenews pic.twitter.com/20Dy9StafB

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References:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piet%C3%A0
http://www.britannica.com/topic/Pieta-iconography
http://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0509/1137392-pieta-late-late/
http://www.darknessintolight.ie/intro-to-pieta-house
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piet%C3%A0_(Michelangelo)

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