The composition focuses on their sorrowful expressions, with a subdued color palette enhancing the somber mood. Mary's tender embrace of Jesus highlights the emotional depth, while intricate details in their garments and faces contrast with a darker, less detailed background. The painting symbolizes themes of grief, sacrifice, and redemption and is housed in the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo, Japan.

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