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CHARLES HENRY TENRÉ:
L'abreuvoir de L'Olympia pendant un entr'acte, circa 1918
Framed (ref: 5984)
Signed & Inscribed with title on the reverse
Oil on Canvas on board
18.7 x 23.7 in. ( 47 x 60 cm.)
The scene shows drinks during an interval at the Olympia Music Hall in Paris. Notably Tenre has included Allied soldiers of all nationalities - British (including Scottish), French, Belgian, American, Italian and Serbian - as well as a mixture of soldiers of different rank ranging from the Officer in the foreground having his cigarette lit to a Tommy and a Poilu gazing into the eyes of a glamorous Parisienne.