Carllu: Entre le Marteau...at l'Enclume!
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Carllu: Entre le Marteau...at l'Enclume!

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Carllu, Jean Entre le Marteau...at l'Enclume! c.1944. Swastika is pictured crushed between the hammer of the Allies Forces and the Anvil of the Free French. Poster designed and printed in the U.S. by celebrated expatriate French artist, Jean Carlu.  A mighty hammer, strengthened by the combined weight of the Allied forces, is shown crushing a swastika on the anvil of French resistance. A fanciful notion. Commissioned by the Allies on behalf of the fee French government in Algiers. Poster was posted in France after D-Day to honor and strengthen the French resistance.

Bibliography: Peter Paret, et al Persuasive Images, p. 253, Zybek Zeman Selling the War, 89. 21x15 near mint, conservation backed $950.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

. The image prefectures the concept of the Germans being shattered by these two might powers. Commissioned by the Allies on behalf of the fee French government in Algiers. Poster was posted in France after D-Day. Paret 253, Zeman 89. 21x15 AML $950.