DAUMIER, Honoré
(b. 1808, Marseille, d. 1879, Valmondois)

Mother

c. 1855
Oil on panel, 27 x 35 cm
National Museum, Belgrade

By painting of faceless mother with faceless children Daumier express his attitude towards the society and its historical moment. Mother could be interpreted as a metaphor of social injustice but also as embodiment of dignity of poor.




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