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Motherhood

Obv: Seated mother holding baby, part of crib at left / MOTHERHOOD above / signed VD BRENNER below Rev: Baby angel on cloud trumpeting arrival of the newborn (blank space for name) Edge: CIRCLE OF FRIENDS 1911 / DAVISON, PHILA.

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Modelled in 1899; Struck in 1911

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Smedley 87

Accession Number

1989.516

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals