Two Mothers, Frans Stracké, 1893

Two Mothers, Frans Stracké, 1893

terracotta (clay material), h 90.0cm × w 33.0cm × d 33.0cm More details

This sweet scene reflects increasing interest in the lives of fishermen. The statue shows a young woman holding her child, with her dog’s puppies gathered in her apron. Yet life is not a bed of roses for this barefoot fisherman’s wife. She has only two fish in her pouch, and the net that she drags behind her is empty.

On display in room 1.18

Collections with this work

Mijn sleutel tot het Rijksmuseum

YMvA

August 20 2019 - 17 works 14 0

sculpture

rxmus

August 17 2019 - 10 works 16 0

Mothers Love

Martha Johnson

September 19 2019 - 20 works 21 0