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Mother Dancing

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.

Marks

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.

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture