Pieta Bandini by Michelangelo (Detail)

Pieta Bandini by Michelangelo Detail

Pieta Bandini by Michelangelo in the Duomo Museum in Florence.

The penultimate marble sculpture by Michelangelo. In this Bandini Pieta (The Deposition or The Lamentation over the Dead Christ) the body of Christ is carried by Mary Magdalene and Mary, Mother of Christ. Behind them is a self-portrait of Michelangelo as Nicodemus.