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Watercolor created in a DP camp of an execution at a mass grave

Object | Accession Number: 1988.14.3

Watercolor painting of an execution at a mass open grave created by Lucjan Saltzman, later George Salton, at a displaced persons camp in 1946 in Neustadt, Germany. In 1941-42, twenty-three year old Lucjan was transferred from the Rzeszow ghetto in Poland to the concentration camp there. He was later deported to a number of concentration and labor camps, including Płaszów and Wieliczka in Poland, Colmar and Urbis, subcamps of Natzweiler in France, Watenstedt, a subcamp of Neuengamme, Ravensbrück, and Wobbelin, a subcamp of Neuengamme in Germany. After liberation, he spent two years in various displaced persons camps in Germany before emigrating to the United States.

Artwork Title
3 in a series of 3
Date
creation:  1946
Geography
creation: displaced persons camp; Neustadt (Germany)
Classification
Art
Category
Paintings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of George Salton
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:24:14
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