Details: This poster is of Pyldschnitzer as Landsknecht, by Niklas Sturgeon. IT shows a man Landsknecht (mercenary pikeman) walking with his weapons.
Landsknechts (singular Landsknecht, German plural Landsknechte, sometimes also in English publications) were European, most often German, mercenary pikemen and supporting foot soldiers from the late 15th to the late 16th century, and achieved the reputation for being the universal mercenary of the European Renaissance. The term is from German, Land land, country Knecht servant , recorded from ca. 1480. Landsknechts were trained in the use of the famous long pikes and used the pike square formations developed by the Swiss. The majority of Landsknechts would use pikes, but others, meant to provide tactical assistance to the pikemen, accordingly used different weapons.
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.