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Veuves des Marins

  • Object:

    Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1919 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Prud’homme, Georges-Henri (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Richard Falkiner

  • Museum number:

    A.3-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Public access description

    Entitled 'Sailors' Widows' [Veuve des Marins] this plaquette shows on one side a sailor's wife looking out to sea as a ship founders in the distance and on the other groups of widows making their way to church.
    Georges Henri Prud'homme (1873-1947) - medallist and sculptor - was a pupil of Alexandre Falguière and Alpheé Dubois. He was arwarded Legion of Honour in 1923.

  • Physical description

    T-shaped bronze plaquette 'Veuves des Marins'.

  • Dimensions

    Height: 76 mm, Width: 69 mm

  • Object history note

    Given by Richard Falkiner in 1998.

  • Descriptive line

    Plaquette, bronze, Veuves des Marins, by G.H. Prud'homme, French, 1919

  • Collection code

    Sculpture Collection