Amsterdam: Drukk Kotting, 1917.
Poster. Original lithograph. 43.5 x 31.5 inches.
This WWI era poster features a woman with a distressed infant on her lap, reaching out her hands in supplication. Translation: Dutch - Belgium propaganda committee for the placement of Belgium children in the Netherlands. Work of the Purple Cross. Art Exhibition organized by the work of the Purple Cross to benefit the poor little children of Belgium with the kind cooperation of a great number of artists from the 4-11 of November 1917 in the auditorium sold to benefit the charity. Alfred Ost (1184-1945) was a Belgian artist based in Antwerp. In good condition with minor edge wear. Minor creasing. Lined with linen.