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Jankel Adler

Mother and Child, ca. 1941

Oil on canvas
30 7/10 × 22 1/2 in
78.1 × 57.1 cm
This is a unique work.
On loan
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Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
London
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Adler’s powerful exploration of the mother-and-child motif (possibly a reworking of an earlier lost …

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Adler’s powerful exploration of the mother-and-child motif (possibly a reworking of an earlier lost Madonna and Child from the Scottish period) references Picasso’s monumental Spanish Civil War painting, Guernica (1937). The mother’s heavy form fills the canvas, her expression is tender - her eyes filled with tears, …

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Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
London
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Adler’s powerful exploration of the mother-and-child motif (possibly a reworking of an earlier lost …

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Adler’s powerful exploration of the mother-and-child motif (possibly a reworking of an earlier lost Madonna and Child from the Scottish period) references Picasso’s monumental Spanish Civil War painting, Guernica (1937). The mother’s heavy form fills the canvas, her expression is tender - her eyes filled with tears, …

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Image rights
© Jankel Adler/ DACS 2019

Jankel Adler

Mother and Child, ca. 1941

Oil on canvas
30 7/10 × 22 1/2 in
78.1 × 57.1 cm
This is a unique work.
On loan
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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