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Double Portrait of the Artist's Daughters
Adolf von Hildebrand (German, 1847 - 1921)
Germany (Place created)
50 cm (19 11/16 in.)
Two young sisters share a moment of unguarded reflection and warmth. Wearing a serious expression, the older sister protectively holds her younger sister. She, in turn, leans into the older girl's encircling arms. Modeled by sculptor Adolf von Hildebrand, who made his primary reputation producing official portraits, this
Although he gave the faces the most detail, Hildebrand also included much of the torsos in the