“18 June 1968 De Gaulle = Petain”

(around 18 June 1968 – Atelier Arts Décoratifs

Black screen-print on newspaper

13 x 85cm

This equation of de Gaulle to the reviled capitulator Petain (head of the Vichy government after the German victory in France in WW2) is particularly pointed. The date referred to is the anniversary of de Gaulle’s famous 1940 call for French Resistance to the occupying forces.

Documented in:

Gasquet p114; Artcurial #500; Camard #147b

Online Resources:
Zurich

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