Avenge December  7th, Bernard Perlin

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Artist   Bernard Perlin - View Bio
Title   Avenge December 7th
Date Of Work   1942
Dimensions   28" x 40"
Notes   Avenge December 7th
Original; linen backed; excellent condition. With fists drawn and extended; this soldier / Navy seaman shows his strength as a result of the sinking of the ships in Pearl Harbor on December 7th.
Judd 2-27, Paret 273, Stanley 102

Dramatic original World War II poster depicting a sailor with his fist raised, standing above a scene of an exploding battleship, with the words “Avenge December 7” in red across the middle of the poster. The striking image on OWI “Poster No. 15,” memorializing the events of December 7, 1941 was created by artist Bernard Perlin.
U. S. Government Printing Office
Year: 1942
Perlin studied painting at the Art Students League in New York. Under the Works Projects Administration he created post office murals prior to the war.
Price Category   Category C  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   10586