Rene George Hermann-Paul (1864-1940):
Les Hymnes Allies, 1917
Framed (ref: 6115)
Literature: En Guerre, French Illustrators and World War 1, Neil Harris and Teri J. Edelstein, The University of Chicago Library, 2014.
Published by Nouvel Essor, Paris
This lithograph celebrates the French-American alliance during the First World War. When the American Expeditionary Forces arrived in France, General John Pershing was said to exclaim, "Lafayette, we have come!"