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Remember the Crimes of the Germans! Gerbeviller 1914

A work made of color lithograph on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of color lithograph on cream wove paper.

Date:

1917

Artist:

Adrien Barrère
French, 1877-1931

About this artwork

This image of stereotypical German servicemen served as the illustrative top part of a poster for an exhibition of assorted documents, photographs, posters, paintings, and drawings dealing with the subject of German war crimes. The exhibition was held in Paris at Galerie Georges Petit, October 1–30, 1917, and was organized by, and held as a benefit for, the league Souvenez-Vous!. Gerbeviller, in the Lorraine region of France, suffered great devastation at the hands of Bavarian troops in August 1914. Postcard of the war in Lorraine, 1914, showing Gerbeviller bombarded by the Germans.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Adrien Barrère

Title

Remember the Crimes of the Germans! Gerbeviller 1914

Origin

France

Date

1917

Medium

Color lithograph on cream wove paper

Dimensions

794 × 599 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1926.1247

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