A-L'Esplanade-des-Invalides-by-Loustaunau
TITLE: A L'Esplanade des Invalides
CREATOR: Loustaunau
DATE: 1890
DESCRIPTION: A famous lithographic engraving by oustaunau, showing a "zouave" or French North African soldier relaxing over an absinthe at a pavement cafe table on the Esplanade des Invalides. It was these absinthe-loving soldiers who brought the taste for the anise-flavoured drink back with them to France in the mid 19th century.
ORIGINAL SIZE: 40cm x 30cm
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