From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Kaiser Wilhelm]
About this objectEmperor Wilhelm II–recognizable by his mustache–standing with his arms folded. Behind him stands a man with a black hat and black coat who perhaps represents a Dutch official. This drawing is one of many images created by Raemaekers after the German August 1914 invasion of Belgium exhorting the Netherlands to end their neutrality and join the war with the Allies.
Date Madeca. 1914
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph with graphite.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 99verso: [pencil] R715 78:143
Measurements34 cm x 23.3 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionLouis Raemaekers (1869-1956) was a Dutch painter, cartoonist, and writer best known for his editorial cartoons made during World War One which advocated for neutral countries to join the Allied cause against Germany.
Subject and Association KeywordsLouis Raemaekers
Subject and Association Keywords1910s
Subject and Association KeywordsCartoon
Subject and Association KeywordsEditorial Cartoon
Subject and Association KeywordsWorld War One
Subject and Association KeywordsKaiser Wilhelm II
Subject and Association KeywordsPropaganda
Subject and Association KeywordsEuropean History
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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