The Musée-Château d’Annecy presents its new exhibition: “Piéta, in the workshop of Savoyard sculptors at the end of the Middle Ages. Free this Sunday, December 5.
The Musée-Château d’Annecy presents a new exhibition around sculpted representations of the Virgins of Pity produced by Savoy workshops at the end of the Middle Ages.
The Virgin of Piety, or “Pietà”, constitutes a major artistic subject of Christian iconography which spread in 15th century Europe. This painful theme represents the Virgin, holding on her knees the body of her son taken down from the cross.
This exceptional collection of works is brought together for the first time at the Musée-Château d’Annecy.
Through some thirty remarkable pieces (sculptures, but also stained glass, engravings, manuscripts and textiles)
The exhibition at the Musée-Château is part of a cross-border project addressing medieval techniques and workshop practices; these exhibitions, united under the general title
The Annecy exhibition is presented with the support of the Université Grenoble-Alpes as part of the PATRIMALP program.
Every day except Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.