'Pietà', St Peters, Rome. 1499–1500. (s) Michelangelo Buonarroti - what a contrast to the Bacchus, the god with the all too human defects! The Rome Pieta is an emotionally charged incarnation of a mother cradling her lifeless son. It is an almost universally loved portrayal of the Virgin and Christ.
Rembrandt Peale (American painter, 1778-1860) Rosalba Peale 1820 Rembrandt & his wife Eleanor May Short had 9 children: Rosalba, Eleanor, Sarah Miriam, Michael Angelo, & Emma Clara among them. He taught his children to paint, just as his father taught him. And he painted their portraits.