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Äidinrakkaus / Maternal love

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"Maternal Love" consists of a mare and a foal cast in bronze. The realized sculpture differs from Emil Cedercreutz' (1879-1949) original idea which would have portrayed the mare's head upright. In the actual work, her head is turned towards her foal which expresses the mare's maternal instincts towards her young.

Horses were a favourite subject for Cedercreutz and, as seen in "Maternal Love", t ...

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Varsapuistikko, Unioninkadun and Kaisaniemenkadun kulmaus, Kluuvi
00170 Helsinki

Text edited by: Culture and Leisure Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 15/3/2023