Henri Gaudier-Brzeska 1891–1915
T00838 Maternity 1913
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.