In Liberty Leading the People, Delacroix created what is arguably the single most famous depiction of any flag, and certainly of the French tricolor. The central figure, the personification of Liberty (and of the French nation), brandishing the flag in one hand, a rifle in the other, climbs over her fallen comrades urging “the people” on to victory. […]
Andy Warner is a San Francisco-based comic artist and journalist. Last October he published a very nice introduction to vexillology in the re:form collection on medium.com, entitled What the Flag Says.