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French Mid-Century "The Polytechnique Students" Painting by Bernard Cornille


The 14th of July is the National Day in France. That night every high school in Paris have an orchestra playing in the streets. This painting is depicting some musicians students expressing their dissatisfaction after the defeat of France in Algeria. It is a fun testimony of an important moment in France.


  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent original condition. Apparently this painting has been restored in 1998 by the painter himself..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 24 in. x W 29 in. x D 1 in.

    H 60.96 cm x W 73.66 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
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