Pope Catholic church soldier war c.1911 Art Nouveau Jugendstil printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Jugendstil- German Art Nouveau aesthetic- Catholic church- Pope- soldier- fighter)
Issued c.1911, Germany, by Langen & Heine for Simplicissimus. A remarkable satirical and scathing depiction of the pope and Catholic religion.
Wonderful early 20th century Art Nouveau printed image. Color lithographed. The distinctive hat without doubt reveals who the soldier is fighting for.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal, uniformly age toned as typical for this periodical paper, printed on reverse as always.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2"H x 10 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 9 1/4"H x 7 7/8"W.