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Mother Dancing

1956
Artist Chaim Gross (American (born in Austria), 1904–1991)


Dimensions

70 1/2 x 15 x 26 in. (179.1 x 38.1 x 66 cm)

Accession Number

2000.845

Medium or Technique

NBronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

A life-size sculpture depicting mother and child, with green to black/brown weathered patina; mother is standing with legs slightly bent, holding child, who is facing her, between her legs.

Markings

On the base at reverse is cast: "CHAIM GROSS / 1956" and the foundry name: "BENDI-RASSY"

Provenance

From the artist to Doris Gross, about 1975; from Doris Gross to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, September 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of Doris Gross in memory of Solomon K. Gross

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.