Martin Gayford

Beautiful and revealing: The Three Pietàs of Michelangelo, at the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence, reviewed

This small exhibition is low in quantity, containing just three works, but stratospherically high in quality

An autobiography in rock: a plaster cast of the miraculous first Pietà by Michelangelo, created in 1498-99 when the artist was 23. Credit: Courtesy of the Vatican Museums

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