French peasant nursing

French peasant nursing

Aimé-Jules Dalou (1897-1902)

Terra Cotta

17 1/2 inches.

Travers Collection

According to British Sculpture 1850-1914, this work "is thought to be the earliest version of the subject to which Dalou returned on many occasions." The Metropolitan Museum in New York had a version on display in January 2007.

The Victoria & Albert Museum has a lifesize terra cotta version.