Louis Raemaekers (1869-1956)

Louis Raemaekers was a Dutch painter and editorial cartoonist. He took a strong anti-German stance during WWI. This is one of his cartoons depicting the Dance of Death from the beginning of the war.

The German Tango – “From East to West and West to East, I dance with thee.”

 

(I should note this is an old post I bumped up – that’s why it already has some love.)

 

 

Louis Raemaekers (1869-1956)

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La Syphilis, 1922

A WWI image meant to warn Belgian soldiers returning from the front of the dangers of ‘The French Pox’.