he Pietà (1498–1499) is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. It is the only piece Michelangelo ever signed...It depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion.
St. Peter's, Rome, Italy - St. Peter's Basilica is a Late Renaissance church located within Vatican City. There has been a church on this site since the time of Constantine. Construction of the present basilica, replacing the Old St. Peter's Basilica of the 4th century, began on 18 April 1506 and was completed on 18 November 1626.