Henri Gaudier-BrzeskaMaternity 1913, cast c.1965-6

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Artist
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891‑1915)
Title
Maternity
Date 1913, cast c.1965-6
MediumBronze
Dimensionsobject: 279 x 260 x 197 mm, 9.7 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Kettle's Yard Collection Cambridge 1966
Reference
T00838
Not on display

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Henri Gaudier-Brzeska 1891–1915

T00838 Maternity 1913

Not inscribed.
Bronze, 11 x 10¼ x 7¾ (28 x 26 x 19.5).
Presented by the Kettle’s Yard Collection, Cambridge 1966.
Exh. (the original marble) Twentieth Century Art, Whitechapel Gallery, May 1914 (156).

No. 6 in an edition of seven casts made by H. S. Ede from the original marble now in the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne, Paris. This is the ‘“Maternité”, groupe, 2 figures, marbre Seravezza’, listed by Gaudier (loc. cit.). Another treatment of the same subject was his 3-figure maternity group of 1914 in stone.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1966–1967, London 1967.

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