Artist after Galeazzo Mondella, called Moderno, Italian, 1467-1528
  • Pieta
Date between 1508 and 1513
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 6 1/8 × 4 1/2 × 1 13/16 inches (15.6 × 11.4 × 4.6 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number F70.33
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W221, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, bottom, on plinth: PIETA | ASOMNIA
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969];
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Pope-Hennessy, J. A Catalogue of Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1965, p. 48.

Lewis, D. "The Plaquettes of Moderno and his Followers." In Studies in the History of Art, 22. Italian Plaquettes, National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, Washington D.C., 1989, p.132, (fig. 45).

Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, with contributions by C. Avery... [et. al.]. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, in assoc. with the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 213.