Copyright by 1924, Les Graveurs Modernes. 194, Rue de Rivoli, Paris.
Mixed-method. Plate 591 x 451mm. 23¼ x 17¾". Laid on board.
Arab men inside a temple preaching and praying. Their teacher standing in window frame; pots and mugs on the counter behind. 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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