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Mela Muter
1876-1967
POLISH
THE ADORATION AND THE ENTOMBMENT (RECTO-VERSO)
signed Muter lower right on the recto
oil and gesso on wood
129 by 113cm., 50¾ by 44½in. (sold unframed)
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Urszula Lazowski on the basis of photographs.

Provenance

Private collection, New York, circa 1960s

Catalogue Note

Painted circa 1940-50s.
This poignant double-sided work combines Mela Muter's familiar theme of maternity and motherly love with parallel references to the life and death of Christ. A single red flower in the foreground of both unites the two scenes.

20th Century Art – A Different Perspective

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London