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Artist and His Mother, by Arshile Gorky [Photo/Artron.net]

This painting, from US artist Arshile Gorky, portrays a photo of him and his mother. The original photo was sent to his father living in US, but it became a solace for him as his mother died shortly afterwards. Arshile modified and drew the painting again and again, as if he was not willing to admit his mother's passing away

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Portraits of Mother, by Lucian Freud [Photo/Artron.net]

This is among a dozen of portraits Freud painted of his mother, and the most representative one. The white gown his mother wears reveals a sense of pureness and nobility, which shows the artist's respect to his mother.

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Portraits of Mother, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres [Photo/Artron.net]

In 1814, Ingres' mother went to Rome to visit him, and Ingres painted a portrait of his mother. The portrait looks lifelike, as if Ingres' mother can walk out of the canvas anytime. The love between the son and mother fuse together in the painting.

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Sister and Mother, by Berthe Morisot [Photo/Artron.net]


The painting, from French impressionist Berthe Morisot, portrays Berthe's mother and sister, who wear black dress and white dress respectively, forming sharp contrast. The two lady's faces seem tranquil, and the whole art piece, in gentle hue, contains rich emotions.

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My Mother, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire, by David Hockney, 1982 [Photo/Artron.net]

In this artwork, David Hockney portrays a woman wearing a cheap raincoat who seems quite lonely, using the photo collage. At the bottom, a pair of expensive leather shoes are shown on purpose as a contrast. The artist wants to show his and his mother's difficult situation and their desperate life.

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Spring Silkworm, by Luo Zhongli, 1983 [Photo/Artron.net]

The painting portrays a mother, with her head lowered, fiddling with silkworms, and her slivery white hair just like silk. The mother's face is not shown, the whole background and ray cast make audiences' eyes focus on the mother's silk-like white hair.

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Mary with the Child and Singing Angels, by Sandro Botticelli [Photo/Artron.net]

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In this Italian artist's painting, the goddess, in grim look, seems worried about the future of the Christ, and shows the mother's deep love to the child.

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