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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

 

I was approached by J.-C. Schneeberger the responsable of Physique Security at the ICRC to reproduce the painting of the Signature of the Geneva's Convention in 1864, originally created in by the french painter Charles-Edouard Armand-Dumaresq in 1865.

The original painting belongs to the town of Geneva and is hanged in the Alhambra room in the City Hall where the signature historically took place. This painting, representing the very first  signature of many following Geneva's Conventions, is a significative symbol of the Red Cross creation. Therefore it was meaningful for the ICRC to have their very own painted version of this event to decorate the Grand Salon entrance where all the presidents, deputies and dignitaries from around the world meet.

My painted version of the Signature of the Geneva's Convention (1864).

Authorized reproduction by the State of Geneva for the ICRC

Acrylic painting on canvas118cmx76cm

Res.Phys.Security ICRC HQ Geneva
Entrance wall of the Grand Salon (ICRC HQ Geneva)
Meeting the ICRC president Peter Maurer who came especially to welcome the painting
Posing with the Vice-President of ICRC, Gilles Carbonnier
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Annick Goeke posing with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer

ICRC HQ Geneva on the 5th of December 2018