May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture
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May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

I chose to present you some sculptures that I like, representing the mother and her child. Whether old or new, of all origins, the sculptures representing the mother refer to a primitive worship of fertility, from prehistory to the present day. Formerly, this cult, where the woman is put forward, assumed a sacred dimension by venerating the Earth, fertility and fertility. Today, artists continue to carve women as mothers.

I’ll let you discover some of them:

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Sculpture by Martin Hudáčeka (Slovakia on October 28, 2011)

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

) Mother with child and ball ( http://www.galerie-com.com/oeuvre/mere-with-child-and-balle/58414/ )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

http://fr.freepik.com/photos-libre/mere-et-enfant-sculpture_34820.htm

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

http://www.etikakris.com/

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Sculpture “Mother and child”, Work of Kahina Ouazar ( http://en.artquid.com/seller/24518/kahina-ouazar.html?o=1 )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

The little mother BAFFIER Jean Eugène (source: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/joconde_fr?ACTION=CHERCHER&FIELD_98=REPR&VALUE_98=m%E8re&DOM=All&REL_SPECIFIC=3 )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Mother and child by http://www.jacky-pecheur.com

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

The mother and the child, Michelangelo, 1501-1505 (source: http://vietnamcoopevd.kazeo.com/sculpture/la-mere-et-l-enfant-michel-ange-1501-1505,p425117.html )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Young mother and child Valenciennes; Museum of Fine Arts (source: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/joconde_fr?ACTION=CHERCHER&FIELD_98=REPR&VALUE_98=Carpeaux%20Charles%20Jean%20Louis&DOM=All&REL_SPECIFIC=3 )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

(source: http://american-indian-dance.skynetblogs.be/archive/2010/05/20/writing-with-stone-the-sculpture-inuit-of-baker-lake.html )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

(source: http://tournaienrond.skynetblogs.be/tag/musee )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

(Source: http://www.kweeper.com/fbouvier/images/tags/afrique )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

(source: http://marinettes.artblog.fr/996233/The-statues-africaines/)

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Sculpture of Christel Teste: Mother (source: http://wizzz.telerama.fr/faribelle/photos/1864638061)

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

Sculpture – Nathalie De Brauwer Moment of joy (source: http://sculpture-nathalie-de-brauwer.over-blog.fr/article-moment-de-joie-65305842.html )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

(source: http://www.flickriver.com/photos/wellor4884/sets/72157624402263256/ )

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

A statue of Isis feeding Horus, Louvre Museum. (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Master_Disaster )

Happy birthday to all mothers !

May 26, mothers are in the spotlight: mothers revered by sculpture

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