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M964.1.365
Artist / Maker : Maltwood, Katharine Emma
Title : Magna Mater
Date (Execution) : 1910
Geographical Origin : England
Cultural Group : British, Canadian
Style / Period : Arts and Crafts
Medium / Material  : Copper
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Object Type : reliefs (sculptures)
Visual Description : "The central Blake-like female figure typifies nature, crouched and bound, contemplating the mass of humanity struggling out and in on either side. The figures are enclosed in a temple-like frame..." (Brown, Rosemary. Katharine Emma Maltwood, p. 22). The frame is divided into three sections. Subject matter: Magna Mater or "Great Mother" refers to the great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops.
Accession # : M964.1.365
Width (cm) : 115.00
Height (cm) : 91.00
Depth (cm) : 16.00
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
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