Jean Droit - Debout dans la tranchée... - 1917

Description
Jean Droit - Debout dans la tranchée... - 1917
Poster - World War 1 - France

‘Debout dans la tranchée que l’aurore éclaire, le soldat rève à la victoire et à son foyer’. ‘Pour qu’il puisse assurer l’une et retrouver l’autre, souscrivez au 3ème emprunt de la défense nationale’.
Poster designed by Lieutenant Jean Droit of the 226th R.I. (Infantry Regiment), cartoonist for the newspaper ‘L'illustration’ during World War I, born on August 28th, 1884 in Laneuveville-devant-Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle, France) and died on December 7th, 1961 in Vincennes (Val-de-Marne, France).
Jean Droit was awarded with the Croix de Guerre with palms, French and Belgian, knight of the Legion of Honour.
This poster was published in 1917 by the Berger-Levrault printing company in Paris. Size of the poster: 120 x 80 cm.
At the beginning of the World War II, Jean Droit, captain of the military reserves, put on the military uniform once again and served in the general staff of General de Lattre de Tassigny as a topographical officer.

Lot details
Object
Poster
Designer
Jean Droit
Poster title
Debout dans la tranchée...
Year
1917
Subject
World War 1
Country of Origin
France
Condition
B- (fair - notable defects)
Dimensions
115×80 cm
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