Machinegunneress

2001

Marble on fibreglass base
110x80x180 cm

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