Pierre Abadie-Landel: Les Joies du Poilu [The Pleasures of the Poilu], set of 6 - on Art WW I

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Pierre Abadie-Landel:
Les Joies du Poilu [The Pleasures of the Poilu], set of 6

Framed (ref: 6109)
Series of six humorous images of les 'poilus' (French soldiers) on leave
Lithographs
each 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (31.1 x 24.7 cm)

Tags: Pierre Abadie-Landel lithograph oil sport war No Mans Land WW-1 Paintings Commemorating World War I Sporting Greats



Provenance: Private Collection


Exhibited: 'Terrain & Conflict: Repercussions', Young Gallery, Salisbury, November 10, 2018 - December 29, 2018

Literature: En Guerre, French Illustrators and World War 1, Neil Harris and Teri J. Edelstein, The University of Chicago Library, 2014.

Printed by Le Nouvel Essor, Paris

Abadie-Landel's set of images are inspired by the 19th century tradition of the 'images d'Epinal', prints on popular subjects rendered in bright sharp colours.




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