Belgium-based artist Jan Fabre created five magnificent white marble sculptures based on variations of Michelangelo’s Pietà, the iconic image of Mary cradling the dead body of her son Jesus in her arms. Adding his own unique twist to the iconic work, Fabre puts himself in the place of the Christ figure, and replaces Mary’s face with a skull.

Belgium-based artist Jan Fabre created five magnificent white marble sculptures based on variations of Michelangelo’s Pietà, the iconic image of Mary cradling the dead body of her son Jesus in her arms. Adding his own unique twist to the iconic work, Fabre puts himself in the place of the Christ figure, and replaces Mary’s face with a skull.

'Pieta' 40 x 40 cm. Porcelain with Gold Lustre; Claire Curneen

'Pieta' 40 x 40 cm. Porcelain with Gold Lustre; Claire Curneen

Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge, an influential member of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, with his son William Tallmadge. This is a 1790 portrait by American painter Ralph Earl.

Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge, an influential member of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, with his son William Tallmadge. This is a 1790 portrait by American painter Ralph Earl.

Versperbild aus Boppard ? (Mittelrhein, ca. 1390, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt)

Versperbild aus Boppard ? (Mittelrhein, ca. 1390, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt)

116: VERY FINE GOTHIC CARVED WOOD PIETA, CIRCA 1470 : Lot 116

116: VERY FINE GOTHIC CARVED WOOD PIETA, CIRCA 1470 : Lot 116

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