Seal Maternity

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Seal Maternity, oil on canvas

Creation year


In this picture, Fritz has once again explored the theme of motherhood in the animal kingdom. Mother and child appear to be looking at the viewer somewhat frightened. The very large eyes of these animals have a similar function to the clearly visible white tactile hairs on the faces of seals: both serve to help them find their way around in the often murky water in order to locate possible prey.

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