Giovanni Segantini, The Bad Mother. 1984

Giovanni Segantini, The Bad Mother. 1984

The topic of the mother, who denied love to her newborn and only, after much suffering, is redeemed through the reunification with the child, hurt Segantini deeply. He had lost his mother when he was seven years old and was later neglected by his sister. That may be one reason why, as an adult, he transfigured motherhood to an ideal, and the “good mother” became his Madonna, who is in harmony with the creation. Perhaps unable to come to terms with his own loss, he painted the pictures in which bad mothers and heartless women had to suffer for their actions.

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