Bronze Mother Feeding Child by Manuel Martinez Hugué, 1935
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This gentle and intimate bronze depicts the powerful connection between mother and child. Kneeling on the floor to highlight this natural relationship, this woman tenderly holds her baby in this truly beautiful moment. This would make a thoughtful gift for a special mother.
Manuel Martinez Hugué, more widely known as 'Manolo', was a highly celebrated Catalan sculptor. A close friend of Pablo Picasso, the artist was born in Barcelona in 1872 and spent some time living in Paris, where he developed his outstanding style which has echoes of the French master Aristide Maillol (1861-1944). Manolo is widely known for his magnificent sculptures, but this skilled artist also created a wonderful collection of paintings, drawings and prints. All of these works have proven highly sought-after internationally at auction, with sales figures reaching close to £14,000.
Artist Name: Manuel Martinez Hugué (b.1872)
Approx Date: 1935 (Reference Title: Manolo Author: Montserrat Blanch Page: 112)
Size: H 31 cm x W 13.8 cm x D 16 cm
Weight: 8.1 kg