Lot 53
  • 53

Mela Muter

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
Sold
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Description

  • Mela Muter
  • 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)

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.
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