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Holocaust 6

Accession Number
1948/2.1

Title
Holocaust 6

Artist(s)
Eduard Bargheer

Object Creation Date
1947

Medium & Support
watercolor and graphite on paper

Dimensions
13 ¾ in x 19 4/5 in (34.92 cm x 50.32 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
Women in a concentration camp.

Physical Description
A menage of female figures lie entangled together, painted in many different colors. Certain body parts appear identifiable and are emphasized with bleeding lines. In the background appears straight-lined brush strokes emoting a fence or barricade much like one would see within a concentration camp. Beneath the watery brushstrokes are thin, precise lines.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
abstract

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Judaism
abstraction
figures (illustrations)
labor camps
prison camps
wars

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(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Prison and Punishment
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Social Justice and Art 1946-1968
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Post-World War II German Abstraction
(Part of: Artist Associations and Art Movements)

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