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Je donne ma vie, versez votre or (I give my life, Pour your gold)
  • Guy Arnoux
    1886–1951
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Je donne ma vie, versez votre or (I give my life, Pour your gold), 1916
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 140 x 90 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 114 x 84 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 3 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Kate Meyer
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0053
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

WWI propaganda card. Image bordered in green olive and laurel branches wrapped with French tricolor flags. Crests at TC and BC of border. Text across top and bottom of image. French soldier in blue uniform with proper right hand on hip and proper left hand holding rifle. His ruksak sits on the ground to his right. Beyond him is a low landscape with barricades and a blue sky with clouds.