Joseph C. Leyendecker Original World War I Poster AP534 AP534

One of the greats of American commercial and magazine illustration, JC Leyendecker applied his immense gifts to the war effort and produced this powerful image for the United States Fuel Administration. From Si Litvinoff's dazzling collection. Comes with the gallery provenance. Many experts and collectors consider this to be World War I's most beautiful and ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Subscribe to Hasten Peace Through Victory” by Albert Besnard 1917 LA09

Just as the US did with their War Bonds drive, the French in WW1 solicited what they called subscriptions from its citizens to finance the punishing struggle they were undergoing. This is one of the many eloquent posters produced by France's most talented artists in support of that effort. Albert Besnard must be counted as one ...

French Patriotic WWI Poster “Standing in the trenches…” Jean Droit LA13

"… lit by the dawn's light, a soldier dreams of victory, and of his home, so he can make sure of the one, and return to the other. Subscribe!" The young Lieutenant Jean Droit, as he then was, contributed many drawings from the front where he distinguished himself in combat, as well as designing some of the ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Le Cardinal Mercier Protège la Belgique” by Charles Fouqueray LA12

This one is a classic of the genre. Original. 1916. 31 1/4" x 47 3/8". Mounted on canvas a while ago, has incurred some damage to its edges since (see photos). Rare and fragile. Price on request. Désiré-Félicien-François-Joseph Mercier (21 November 1851 – 23 January 1926) was a Belgian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a noted ...

French WWI Patriotic Poster “Le Jour Du Poilu (Soldier’s Day)” 1915 Maurice Neumont LA14

A rare original example of a much reproduced poster proclaiming the national Day of the Poilu, the popular and affectionate term for the French soldier, the meaning of which is essentially the Scruffy Ones. 31 1/8" x 46 5/8". Mounted on canvas a while ago, has incurred some damage to its edges since (see photos). Price on request. Maurice Neumont, ...

French WWI Poster “Soldier’s Day…So Daddy can come home on leave, please” by Francisque Poulbot LA15

A propaganda bullseye by one of France's most beloved cartoonist and poster artists to publicize the National Day of the Poilu (January 25 & 26, 1915, two days!), which was the affectionate term for France's soldiers during the war, akin to the British "Tommy" and the American "Doughboy", although the French word "poilu" is even more ...

French World War One Patriotic Poster Banque Nationale de Crédit by Sem LA11

Captioned, "For the ultimate triumph, subscribe to the Crédit National", its fervent imagery references the great Arch of Triumph in Paris at the head of the Champs Elysées, and conjures a vision of Marianne, France's symbol of revolution, urging her soldiers onward. Sem, the immortal caricaturist of the Belle Epoque, put aside all frivolity for the duration to ...

Albert Dorne WWII Homefront Poster “All Fuel Is Scarce. Plan for Winter Now” 1945 AP385

Albert Dorne at the peak of his form for the US Government as the war wound down. 29 x 21. Price on request. Albert Dorne (February 7, 1906 - December 15, 1965) was an American illustrator. He was born in the slums of New York City's East Side, and had a troubled childhood plagued with tuberculosis and heart problems. He would ...

WWII Food Group Poster US Dept. of Agriculture 1943 AP379

Before the food pyramid was... the food wheel!... representing seven food groups that look as strange to us as our own present-day food beliefs will look to the following generations. We are particularly charmed by the commandment at the bottom: "In addition to the basic 7... eat any other foods you want."  22 x 29. Price on ...

Army GM WW2 Transportation Propaganda Poster “Let’s keep ’em pulling FOR VICTORY!” 1942 AP385

Bright and vivid with amazing Graphics. Cool Trucks. Thought to be a GM poster. Dated 1942 in old school pencil. Some edge wear. No rips. Large poster and currently being shrink wrapped. "In the Army... Behind the Army..Let's keep 'em pulling for Victory" 30 x 40. Price on request