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Small Maternity

Belgian
20th century
1961
Artist Oscar Jespers (1887–1970)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 38 3/4"

Accession Number

61.1137

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Belgian blue granite. Rectangular in section, rounded, on square plinth. Mother holds clinging child at front, both heads turn sharply to left; features in very low relief.

Provenance

1961, sold by the artist to the MFA for $2,000. (Accession Date: November 8, 1961)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels.