Charleroi Orphans Home plaquette
Artist Godefroid Devreese (Belgian, 1861–1941)
Object Place: Europe, France
Overall: 61 x 66 mm (2 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; silvered bronze
Not On View
Obverse: A girl and boy seated on a bench with sack placed at proper left, huddled together and looking toward proper right; inscribed at proper right and in French below.
Reverse: A mother, with a child at her side, places arms on the same young boy and young girl, depicted on obverse, who are hold the sack, standing at proper right, in an interior setting before a hearth; inscribed at proper right and in French below.
Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "G. Devreese" and below "Seuls".
Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "G. Devreese" and below "Laissez venir à nous/Les petits enfants.".
1926, given by the Commission for Relief in Belgium Educational Foundation to MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of the Commission for Relief in Belgium Educational Foundation