Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/30/2019
Fine French propaganda poster, 47 1/2" x 32", advertising the "Journee du Poilu" ("Day of the Soldier"), held December 25 and 26 of 1915. The poster is illustrated with an image of a "Poilu" ardently embracing a seamstress, captioned "Enfin Seuls...!" ("Finally Alone...!") The dates of the holiday appear beneath the image, with the announcement "Organisee par le Parlement" ("Organized by Parliament"). The printed artist's name "A. Willette" is located at the bottom right corner of the illustration, while the name of a Paris printer is placed at the bottom left edge. Backed with archival linen, shows original mailing folds with some splitting thereto, and some toning overall, else very good.
"DAY OF THE POILU"
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Minimum Bid: $80.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $0.00
Estimate: $160 - $200
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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