La Maternite by Jean Hippolyte Marchand

A young woman is looking down, suckling a baby.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
145 x 95 cm
Acquired in:
1928
Presented by:
Sir Michael & Lady Sadler through The Art Fund

She is wearing a black skirt, a white under-bodice, a pink apron and grey stockings; in the background to the right is a wall, to the left a house under a grey blue sky.

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