Title

Madelon

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Description

Female figure depicts the young, beautiful waitress Madelon from popular French World War I song "La Madelon". In the cheerful march, the young waitress serves wine to soldiers who flirt with her in a rustic tavern. When one soldier asks her to marry him, she declines citing her preference for the entire regiment over one man. The song was a became a beloved symbol of patriotism, hope and feminine strength and independence. https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/la_madelon_song

Materials/Techniques

color prints (prints); illustration (process)

Work Type

illustrations (layout features); plates (illustrations)

Measurements

13.5" x 10.25"

Subjects

erotica; serials (publications); women; World War I; wine; youth; beauty; patriotism; stockings; pumps (shoes); songs (oral or performed works)

Culture

French

Creation Site

Paris, Ville de Paris, Département de, Île-de-France, France

Keywords

erotica; serials (publications); women; World War I; wine; youth; beauty; patriotism; stockings; pumps (shoes); songs (oral or performed works)

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