Levy-Dhumer: National Day for Tubercular Soldiers
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Levy-Dhumer: National Day for Tubercular Soldiers

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Poster designed to raise money for tubercular veterans, their condition either caused or worsened by the appalling physical conditions prevelant in the trenches. Levy-Dhurmer, a well known travel poster artist, turns his attention to the plight of the poilu. A veteran is portrayed walking in a cherry orchard in glorious full bloom. The seriousness of his condition is momentarilly dispelled by the beauty of his surroundings. Style influenced by Impressionism and Japanese prints. Rare and affecting. 32x45 near mint condition, consevation backed.

Bibliography: Peter Paret Persuasive Images, 137, Rene Paillard Affiches 14-18, 195.