The Unwed Mother by Jean-Louis Forain

Behind a partition, 2 women are weeping into a handkerchief, the older one is seated, and the younger standing.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61 x 74 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £2,390)
Acquired in:
1963
Vendor:
Arthur Tooth & Sons

In front of the partition are two other seated figures with a third visible behind. Perhaps a paternity case.

Provenance

Beurdeley; A.S.Frere; Christie's, 1963; Tooth & Sons.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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