Maternité

Maternité

Maternité Gender roles Gender and history Maternity / Paternity La Maternité represented by Julio González in this sketch for his famous piece, Montserrat (1936-67), represents the prototype of the Catalonian peasant woman, a page girl who radiates expressiveness and...
Virgin with Child and the Infant Saint John the Baptist

Virgin with Child and the Infant Saint John the Baptist

Virgin with Child and the Infant Saint John the Baptist Family and family relations Maternity / Paternity This small-scale work of the Virgin Mary with the baby Jesus and the infant Saint John was painted for private veneration. This type of arrangement, known at...
Cot

Cot

Cot Maternity / Paternity Over the course of the 19th century, the bourgeois concept of nuclear family took shape, reinforcing the emotional bonds between progenitors and their offspring and focusing paternity/maternity on education and socialization of the children....
Farm scene

Farm scene

Farm scene Gender and social class Motherhood Family and relationships The attributes of motherhood in female representations have been found since ancient times in examples such as the so-called Venus figurines of the Palaeolithic Age, the images of breastfeeding...
Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)

Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)

Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)   Maternity Gender and life cycle Gender and the body Baby feeders, or feeder vessels, are among the scarce material evidence available for the study of infant feeding in the ancient world. This Carthaginian...