Sleeping Mother and Child by Edouard Lanteri. Bronze, 13 ½ inches high x 7 inches wide x 9 inches deep, plus marble base. Signed: Signed: “E. Lanteri,” Private collection. The five cherubic angels hovering around the sleeping mother suggests that this could be a depictions of the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

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