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Maternity (Suffering)

CARRIÈRE, Eugène (1849 - 1906)

[image: Maternity (Suffering)]

Date: 1896-97 c.

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 81.3 x 65.4 cm

Acquired: 1952; Bequest; Gwendoline Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2434

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

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Carrière enjoyed considerable success at the Salon of 1885 with a large painting of The Sick Child (Paris, Musée d'Orsay) and in 1896-97 gave a work of the same title to his friend Auguste Rodin. This composition of around 1891-92 depicts Madame Carrière clasping a sick girl, perhaps her first daughter Elise (b. 1878). The artist painted several works with the title Maternité, most of which include a baby, rather than an adolescent. Gwendoline Davies purchased this work in 1913.

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Annkathrin Murray - akm@artinprint.org on 17 June 2012, 21:22

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to you on behalf of Art in Print, a not-for-profit journal and website devoted to the history and culture of the artist's print. We publish articles, exhibition reviews, book reviews, as well as notices of new exhibitions, publications, lectures, symposia, conferences and other events. You can visit Art in Print at www.artinprint.org.

Our upcoming issue of Art in Print will feature an article by Anna Schultz on Eugne Carrire. One of the images mentioned is "Maternity (Suffering)" (c. 1896-97/ Accession Number: NMW A 2434) by Eugne Carrire. Would you be able to provide us with a high res image and caption? We are looking for a file 1500px wide @ 300dpi.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Best wishes,

Annkathrin Murray

akm@artinprint.org


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