noun (sometimes lowercase) Fine Arts.
Origin of Pietà
Examples from the Web for pieta
Her new single, “Pieta,” is something you can worship and blaspheme at the same time.
A "Pieta" by Michael Angelo and a few statues seem like spectres; the bas-reliefs are only vague confusion.
In one chapel the Pieta of Michael Angelo, a marble group, and a masterpiece of his, is placed.Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
Aida closes the scene with the same prayer to Heaven "Pieta!"Stars of the Opera|Mabel Wagnalls
Word Origin for pietà
"Virgin holding the dead body of Christ," 1640s, from Italian pieta, from Latin pietatem (see piety).