Jenny Lorrain engraved this portrait medal for the Fonson company, which published a series of portraits of famous Belgians. Marguerite Van de Wiele was a Belgian writer, journalist and feminist after whom a street in Schaarbeek was named. There is also an annual literary prize bearing her name.
Fonson & Cie.
|Title||Portrait Medal in Honour of the Writer Marguerite Van de Wiele|
|Signatures, inscriptions, and markings||inscription and signature on the front side: JLorrain ; M VAN DE WIELE / FEMME DE LETTRE|
|inscription and signature on the reverse: RECTA EJUS VITA ; J / L ; T ; Litterature Art Cloquence Charite|
medal of honour
|Art & Architecture Thesaurus||300189808 figures (representations) AAT|
female sex; woman
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
48C91 writer, poet, author Iconclass
61BB2 historical persons - BB - woman Iconclass
61BB2(MARGUERITE VAN DE WIELE) historical person (MARGUERITE VAN DE WIELE) - BB - woman Iconclass
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