Children Eating a Pie
Oil on canvas, 137 x 106 cm (54" x 42")
The canvas (1860's) is a copy of Children Eating a Pie, 1670-75, by the Spanish painter Murillo; presently exhibited in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
The frame is gilded with gold leaves.
Estate of Ravenscrag, the mansion built in 1863 by Sir Hugh Allan, donated by Lady Allan (his daughter-in law) to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, in 1940; three years later it became (and still is) the Allan Memorial Institute.