Portraits of ‘The Big Four’ painted by H.A. Olivier, 1919.

On 28 June 1919, the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty that officially ended the First World War, was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.  Although the conference was attended by representatives of nearly thirty nations, the treaty was essentially written by ‘The Big Four’, France, Britain, Italy and the USA.

One of the war artists who captured the activities of the conference on canvas was former Sherborne School pupil, Herbert Arnould Olivier (1861-1952).

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Posted 27 June 2019 by Sherborne School Archives.

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