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William Orpen: The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors  wikidata:Q17435192 
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creator QS:P170,Q922483
William Orpen: The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors
Title
The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919
Object type painting
Description

A view of the interior of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, with the heads of state sitting and standing before a long table.
Front Row: Dr Johannes Bell (Germany) signing with Herr Hermann Muller leaning over him.
Middle row (seated, left to right): General Tasker H Bliss, Col E M House, Mr Henry White, Mr Robert Lansing, President Woodrow Wilson (United States); M Georges Clemenceau (France); Mr D Lloyd George, Mr A Bonar Law, Mr Arthur J Balfour, Viscount Milner, Mr G N Barnes (Great Britain); The Marquis Saionzi (Japan).
Back row (left to right): M Eleutherios Venizelos (Greece); Dr Affonso Costa (Portugal); Lord Riddell (British Press); Sir George E Foster (Canada); M Nikola Pachitch (Serbia); M Stephen Pichon (France); Col Sir Maurice Hankey, Mr Edwin S Montagu (Great Britain); the Maharajah of Bikaner (India); Signor Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (Italy); M Paul Hymans (Belgium); General Louis Botha (South Africa); Mr W M Hughes (Australia).

Note: This description was copied verbatim from the Imperial War Museum exhibit, where some names differ from their official spelling (Muller vs Müller, Eleutherios vs Eleftherios, Affonso vs Afonso, Saionzi vs Saionji, Patchitch vs Pašić, Stephen vs Stéphen). We keep the original text for historical accuracy.
Depicted people
Date 1919
date QS:P571,+1919-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 152.4 cm (60 ″); Width: 127 cm (50 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,152.4U174728;P2049,127U174728
institution QS:P195,Q749808
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Inscriptions Text top center: Le Roy Gouverne par lui même [The king governs alone]
Source/Photographer Imperial War Museum Collections: Website Webpage
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The author died in 1931, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less.


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