Display this poster of Nicholas Roerich's 1932, Madonna Oriflama featuring the Banner ofPeaceas a symbolic reminder of Roerich’s vision for humanity.
During 1914, Nicholas and Helena Roerich proposed a treaty for the protection of cultural treasures during times of both war and peace,this pact is the first international treaty dedicated to the protection of artistic and scientific institutions and historical monuments. It was finally signed on April 15, 1935.
The Banner of Peace is a symbol of the Roerich Pact.
This great humanitarian ideal provides in the field of mankind's cultural achievements the same guardianship as the Red Cross provides in alleviating the physical sufferings of man.
The original artwork is in the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York.