(Original WW2 Poster) "WE FRENCH WORKERS WARN YOU...DEFEAT MEANS SLAVERY, STARVATION, DEATH"
SHAHN, Ben (Artist)
Washington DC Office of War Information 1942 This is an ORIGINAL World War Two poster by artist Ben Shahn. 1942. Linenbacked by Studio C of Vista California. 28.5" x 40" (72 x 102 cm) plus 1" linen perimeter border. Signed in the print. Offset color lithography. OWI/GPO imprint in lower margin. An Original poster; not a reproduction. A haunting image of French workers, their hands raised in surrender, next to an "Official Vichy Decree" ordering workers to forced labor for the State. One of two posters which the renownd American Artist Ben Shahn created while working for the Office of War Information in 1942. Linenbacking with some superb restoration by the artisans at the well-known Studio C of Vista, California. Very suitable for framing.
Signed: n Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1608