Adrian Wiszniewski (born 1958)
'The Stations of the Cross: The Pietà'
Linocut on Japanese tenjin paper
Published by Glasgow Print Studio
Museum no. E.522:13-2001
Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund
© Adrian Wiszniewski and Glasgow Print Studio
A pietà, meaning 'pity ', is the traditional devotional image of Mary holding Christ 's dead body. Here, the figure of Christ is small in proportion to Mary, recalling the time when he was a child in her lap.