Georges Minne (1866-1941)

The Kneeling Youth

It was in Forest-lez-Brussels that George Minne discovered his favourite theme: ‘The Kneeling Youth’, a naked adolescent, introverted, kneeling, bowed head, fragile and isolated from the world. This was a recurring theme throughout his work.

The sculpture takes centre stage at the bottom of the staircase, which was designed around it.


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