Louis Raemaekers (1869-1956) was a cartoonist and painter primarily known for his portrayal of World War I in the Dutch newspaper
Telegraaf. His publications include
Another Peace Conference (1912),
America in the War (1918), and
Raemaekers's Cartoon History of the War (1918-19). The collection consists of reproductions of anti-German political cartoons originally published in the Netherlands.
Raemaekers was born on April 6, 1869 in Roermond, Netherlands and received his States diploma from the Art School of Amsterdam
in 1891. He became the director of the Art and Craft School in 1895 and went on to work as a professor at the Horticultural
High School (1896), the Agricultural High School (1898), and the Ryks Hoogere Burger School (1899) in Wageningen. In 1913
he gave up teaching to become a cartoonist. He published more than a thousand cartoons during WWI. He was decorated as an
Officier Legion d'Honneur (France), Chevalier Ordre de Leopold, Commander of the Order of the Crown (Belgium), and Officer
of the Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands). His publications include Another Peace Conference (1912), The Great War: a Neutral's Indictment (1916), America in the War (1918), and Raemaekers's Cartoon History of the War (1918-19). He died in 1956.
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