Size: 17 x 23.5 inches
Artist: Faivre, Abel
One of the most famous French WW1 posters. "On les aura!" was a popular phrase coined by General Philippe Pétain in 1916. The poster was designed by Abel Faivre, a well-known French artist.
Abel Faivre: "Born in Lyons, 1867, died in Paris, 1945. Faivre is perhaps best remembered today for his posters, especially the stirring "on les aura" done during the First World War, but he was also a busy cartoonist, contributing from 1895 on to Le Rire, Le Journal, Le Figaro and L'echo de Paris. As a painter (he executed church murals in Saint-Maixent in western France) he was noted for his renderings of pink-cheeked girls and babies, whereas his humorous drawings are on the grotesque side."(Source: Appelbaum, Stanley. "French satirical drawings from "L'Assiette au beurre": selection, translations, and text" Courrier Dover Publications, 1978, p. ix.)
Modern re-issue. Please see photos.