John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Art on Sunday, part I: Armistice Day

J. C. Leyendecker (1874 – 1951)
Great War Victory Illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, 1918, 1918
oil on canvas
Leyendecker, Great War Victory Illustration
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

For those of you whose Latin is a bit rusty, duci amor patriae means "The love of country leads me."
Tags: art: painting, holidays: veterans day

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