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Hello dear readers! Today I'm sharing a study of Michelangelo's Pieta with you. I did this study with watercolour pencils (Staedtler brand, not sponsored). I first sketched it and then added water with a brush. I completed the painting in January but I waited until now to post it because it didn't seem appropriate to post it around Christmas and NYE related holidays. Today is Holy Saturday, so I would say that my timing is pretty correct. I will post something more cheerful for Easter day. Anyhow, I used a photograph from a book about Vatical as a reference. I had the pleasure to visit Vatican and Rome myself (read more about my visit here , here , here ). I remember being very moved by this statue. It is one of Michelangelo's best know works and a true masterpiece.   Here is some information about this statue, quoted from Wikipedia page ( here ): " The   Pietà   ( Italian:  [pjeˈta] ; English:   "the Pity" ; 1498–1499) is a work of   Renaissance   sculpt