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Maternité au Cyprès (Motherhood with Cypress)
  • Maurice Denis
    1870–1943
    born: Granville, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Maternité au Cyprès (Motherhood with Cypress), 1898
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 245 x 173 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 354 x 271 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0074
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Fuzzy black and white image of a woman holding a baby. Woman wears black and baby wears a light colored garment. There appears to be a village or a group of houses in background. Tree in background on right (identified as a cypress tree).