Parr Motherhood Analysis

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Parr Motherhood
In 1924, and with a degree of ill grace, Vyse went around saying that he was too busy even to contemplate his exhibiting at the Royal Academy. Furthermore, it was his opinion that Parr was fortunate the RA committee had considered his work. He disregarded the fact that Parr’s stoneware group Motherhood (RA1548), was accepted for exhibition (Fig. 61). The reason for Vyse’sw jealousy was that the exhibit in question is possibly the liveliest figure produced by Parr, and unlike anything ever attempted by Vyse. The tall, angular figure, and made even taller by up-stretched arms of the child, supported by the mother’s shoulder. Unfortunately, there is no extant literature relating to this figure, and consequently commentators of

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