Housed in St Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, the sculpture in Carrara marble, was originally made for the cardinal's funeral monument, however was later moved to its current location. It is the only piece Michelangelo ever signed.
'Pieta', Michelangelo, 1498–1499
Michelangelo's Pietà, St Peter's Rome. St Peter's has treasures without number but among the most beloved is the Pieta of Michelangelo Buonerotti.
On the face of the Christ are absents signs of the Passion” (Pieta by Michelangelo). Description from ladyrose16.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images