Untitled [Mother and children]

Edith Downing (1857-1931).



“There is much that is fascinating in the sculpture of Miss Edith Downing. In the group of a mother and her children there is every evidence that true sentiment informs the modelling, and makes it something more than a parade of scholastic know- ledge ; at the same time there is no weak surrender to difficulties, but good and sound work characterises every detail. The bronze bust of Music and the little portrait head of a boy exhibit a liveliness of intention and animation that justify us in looking forward to work of high interest from Miss Downing in the future” (763).

Caption and formatting by George P. Landow.

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