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Wu 1 Kenly Wu 1. Title: Pietà 2. Artist: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni 3. Date: 1498 - 1499 4. Medium: Marble 5. Size: 174 cm × 195 cm (68.5 in × 76.8 in) 6. Location: St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Europe 7. Sources: a. Webpage Image: - content/uploads/2012/07/Michelangelo-pieta-590x615.jpg b. Webpage Info: Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany. He was born into a family that for several generations been in the banking business. During his
Wu 2 early childhood, Michelangelo was placed with a family of stonecutters in the town of Settignano because of his mother’s illness and later death. (2, P2) There he was raised “along with the milk of my nurse I received the knack of handling chisel and hammer, with which I make my figures”. (1, P2) Michelangelo’s father sent him to study grammar with Francesco da Urbino in Florence.

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