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Machinegunneress

Marble 'White P' on fibreglass base
Life size. 110x80x180 cm
Collection: Gruppo Tintorale, Prato, Italy (see 2004)

The figure's face is adapted from a face in a drawing by Hans Bellmer.
The title refers to Bellmer's sculpture 'The Machingunneress in a State of Grace' (1937).
The tree branch 'machine gun' is adapted from a Second World War Bren gun.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bren_gun

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