Cast bronze. The sculpture depicts the traditional pietà scene of Mary, mother of Jesus, holding her deceased son. Umlauf originally created the sculpture in stoneware in 1958, and cast it in bronze in 1963.
Cast bronze. The sculpture features the Virgin Mary holding Jesus, who is slumped forward, after he was taken down from the cross. Behind them sits Mary Magdalene, her arms raised and her face and eyes turned upward.