French general (1856–1951) who was honored as a national hero for his defense of Verdun during World War I, but who was convicted after World War II of dealings with the enemy while head of the collaborationist Vichy regime. Vintage matte-finish 4.5 x 6.5 portrait of Petain in military dress, signed in the lower border in black ink, “Ph. Petain, 27-10-34.” Light scattered impressions and soiling, otherwise fine condition. RRAuction COA.
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