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Hugo Robus
One and Another
1934
bronze on wood base
28 3/4 x 43 7/8 x 23 3/8 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation



Robus created a modern interpretation of an age-old theme in this open composition in which the mother arches protectively over her infant. In the spaces defined by the mother's arms and torso and her child's tiny hands, Robus traces the double oval of the infinity symbol.