Untitled (Figure and Child)
23 x 5 x 3 in
Hannah Holliday Stewart (1924 - 2010) exhibited in over 40 venues including The Smithsonian, Washington, DC; the San Francisco Museum of Art; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and others. Her artwork and her career were instrumental to the increased recognition of women sculptors in the United States.
Stewart was based in Houston for most of her career, and held teaching positions at St. Thomas University and the University of Houston. This piece harkens back to Stewart's early days as a bronze sculptor. An accompanying photograph from 1964 shows her posing with the piece during her time as an associate professor for University of Houston.
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