Le Cardinal Mercier Protège la Belgique [Cardinal Mercier Protecting Belgium]. First edition. Dominique Charles Fouqueray.

Le Cardinal Mercier Protège la Belgique [Cardinal Mercier Protecting Belgium]. First edition.

Paris: Lapina Imp., [1916]. Original color lithograph. Unmounted. Very good. Normal fold marks. Clean marginal tear along folds. 120 x 79.4 cm

Image of Belgian Cardinal Désiré-Joseph Mercier in full regalia standing with a wounded man at his feet and praying people in the background as a symbol of Belgium's resistance to German occupation in World War I.
Notes
Date supplied from Hardie, M. War Posters issued by belligerent and neutral nations, 1914-1919, Item 22. "Lapina. Imp. Paris."--text, bottom center margin. "D. / Charles / Fouqueray"--text, artist's signature in stone, bottom right of image. "Tout possesseur / de cet / exemplaire / pourra s'exposer / a des poursuites / judiciaires."--text in circular frame, bottom center of image. Item #51-3655

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