Girls at Amsterdam's Civic Orphanage1902 - 1920
Nicolaas van der Waaij was fascinated by the timeless ambience of the girls at Amsterdam's civic orphanage. He made a series of paintings and drawings of models dressed in the red and black orphanage uniforms. His work has an unreal quality, probably bearing little relation to the actual life of the orphanage. This picture depicts the procession to church on a Sunday. Read more...
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