1914 WW1 PRINT Liège Belgium GERMAN TROOPS PLACE DU MARCHE Fortunino Matania 189

Product code: F 20 A GW 3 (189) 3Feb2017 Day 6 A

Place du Marche LIEGE Belgium Drawn by FORTUNINO MATANIA

A full page WW1 print titled:

German Troops Occupying the City of Liege While The Forts Still Thundered Defiance of the Invaders Advance

DATE: c1914

A full page showing German soldiers in The Place du Marche commandeering bread, etc. From a drawing by Fortunino Matania. Info. Info. Chevalier Fortunino Matania (1881 -1963) was an Italian born artist noted for his realistic portrayal of World War I trench warfare and of a wide range of historical subjects. The Matania family from Naples were well known in the field of documentary art/illustrations in the latter part of 19thC and first half of the 20thC. They were also illustrators of World War I scenes for various publications.

On the reverse there are two photographic images plus text. The top one is entitled Uhlans Making Use of a Captured Belgian Dog Cart. The other titled Regiment of Belgian Infantry Marching into Action.

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919. Sleekburnc.


A full page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. It measures 310 x 230 mm (12 x 9 inches) approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. Info. in the description is my historical research and does not form part of the print. Please feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promtly.

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Product Code F 20 A GW 3 (189) 3Feb2017 Day 6 A