[Arab Street Vendor.]32.
Edité par la S.te Les Graveurs Modernes. 194, Rue de Rivoli, Paris_1926. Copyright 1926 by Les Graveurs Modernes_Paris.
Mixed-method. Plate 412 x 515mm. 16¼ x 20¼". Laid on board.
Arab men in the street, the centre figure selling his goods from his laden donkey. Men on benches at the side of the street talking and relaxing; children in the street playing. Roger Jouanneau Irriera (1884-1957) was a French soldier who served during the Second World War. In the 1920s he spent time in Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt and the Sudan. He later lived for several years in Algeria. He also provided illustrations to "L'Afrique du Nord française dans l'histoire" (1937). Many of Irriera's works are now in the collection of the Musée de l'Armée, Paris.
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