The Red Mother With Child

Louvre Collection


144 Pages, 9 x 12

Formats: Hardcover, ebook: EPUB

Hardcover, $27.99 (US $27.99) (CA $37.99)

Publication Date: August 2020

ISBN 9781681122571


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An epic adventure that touches on the burning worldwide issue of refugees and immigration 

A red Mother with Child, a 14th century African sculpture, is saved from the destructive madness of Islamists by Alou, a young honey hunter. In the company of other migrants, sisters, and brothers of misfortune, Alou goes all out to reach Europe. His goal and obsession: entrust the precious statuette to the Louvre Museum! A new and exciting addition to the ever-expanding Louvre collection that commissions graphic novels from leading world artists to spin tales around the famous museum.


"An action-packed and splendidly drawn narrative."  —Publishers Weekly

Author Biography

Christian Lax has accumulated an impressive body of work, mostly stand-alone literary graphic novels. His bibliography includes a few dozen works through various leading publishers.