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Drawing created by a Jewish artist who perished in a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 1990.125.11

Illustrations created by Ella Iranyi, an artist in Vienna, Austria, before the war. Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany in March 1938. Laws to persecute the Jewish population were soon enacted. In 1939, Iranyi was deported to Izbica, Poland, where she perished in April 1942. Her artworks were hidden during the war, but later recovered.

Date
approximately 1937  (creation)
Geography
creation : Vienna (Austria)
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Object Type
Drawing (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dora Amann
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:04:13
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