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"Aren't you afraid, you stupid little wolf" by Maynard, Date unknown, Ink on board.

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Aren't you afraid, you stupid little wolf

"Aren't you afraid, you stupid little wolf" by Maynard, Date unknown

Catalogue ref: INF 3/1357Links to the Catalogue


A Middle eastern character (possibly a biblical reference) challenges a Nazi wolf dressed in sheep's clothing: ‘Aren't you afraid, you stupid little wolf, that one day a leopard will tear you to pieces.' The man stands in front of approaching Soviet and British infantry cars, national flags flying. The image clearly explains itself, noting that ‘The Royal Standard of the King of England carries six leopards'. The slaughtered lamb might well represent Persian and Mesopotamian oil interests, and the wolf is about to be crushed between the British advancing from Egypt and North Africa and the Russians through the Caucuses.