© Richard Cleaver. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Date: 2009
Medium: Hand-built ceramic, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, sapphires, carnelians, wood, metal, gold leaf, painted in oil
Dimensions: 32 3/4 × 8 × 7 in. (83.2 × 20.3 × 17.8 cm)
Credit Line: Louisa du Pont Copeland Memorial Fund, 2017
Object Number: 2017-113
About: Hathor is the ancient Egyptian goddess associated with the sky, love, and motherhood. Cleaver equates the goddess with his mother who holds portraits of the artist’s twin brothers as young boys.
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