Maternity by Aimé-Jules Dalou

A woman seated on a basket suckles a child on her right knee.

Details

Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
49 cm
Acquired in:
1927
Bequeathed by:
Sir Sidney Colvin through The Art Fund

The left foot is drawn back, and the head bend down towards the left shoulder which is thrust forward. One of five bequests to the Fitzwilliam and British Museum by Sir Sidney Colvin through the Art Fund in 1927.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm

Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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