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Äidinrakkaus

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Äidinrakkaus (Maternal Love)

Bronze sculpture (1927) by sculptor Emil Cedercreutz (1879 – 1949).
Photographed at Varsapuistikko,
at the corner of Unioninkatu and Kaisaniemenkatu, Kluuvi,
in Helsinki, Finland.

Image: GrrlScientist, 23 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)

I love this sculpture. Does anyone know who the artist is, its name and anything else about this piece? (I can’t find anything on the web to share with you).

Comments

  1. #1 Bob O'H
    August 29, 2009

    If anyone wants to know, it’s next to Metsätalo, in Kaisaniemi.

  2. #2 Martti
    August 29, 2009

    Artist is Emil Cedercreutz, whose favorite subject were horses.

    See http://www.taidemuseo.hel.fi/english/veisto/veistossivu.html?id=6&sortby=statue for the Helsinki art museum site.

  3. #3 stillwaggon
    August 29, 2009

    See the site about the artist at:

    http://www.harjavalta.fi/palvelut/museo/in_english/

  4. #4 Juuro
    August 31, 2009

    I also find it intriguing how there’s a bronze of a bull moose down the park promenade some half a mile away; having a cow and calf moose here and the bull moose there would have been a beautiful example of art imitating nature even more.

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