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Publisher: LE PAPE, G.
Title: Vive la France !
Published in: Paris, 1917
Size: 25.6 x 19.7 inches.
65.0 x 50.0 cm.

In original colours.
Condition: Original pochoir, with original hand colour on Japan paper with very large margins. In mint condition.
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The rare edition on Japan paper, only printed in 50 numbered examples. Hand signed in pencil, and numbered 49/50 in lower right margin (as well as in the plate, upper right).

A famous art icon that subsequently appeared as the November 1917 cover of Vogue Magazine, English Edition.
This stunning rare artwork is an unusual oversize for the pochoir medium, and combines a patriotic fashion statement with political history.

Lepape was a devoted French patriot, and it is in keeping with his art-as-the-message that he would create "historical mascot", the cheering and wildly victorious Marianne.
He simultaneously showcases a tri-colour frock and the tri-couleur French flags to celebrate the WWI victory.

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