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Drawing of Judges and Defendants at the Nuremberg trials

Object | Accession Number: 1991.221.1.7

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    One of 18 drawings of defendants and judges at the Nuremberg Trials and blank sheet of paper. Drawn at the trial by artist Peis in pencil and traced over with ink. Total collection includes 18 drawings on 10 sheets of paper with one additional blank sheet.
    Date
    creation:  1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rolf Wartenberg, in memory of my parents Ernst Wartenberg and Hedy Hevar
    Signature
    Penciled in lower right corner of images recto and verso "Peis / 1946"
    Contributor
    Artisan: G√ľnter Peis

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Object Type
    Drawing (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Sheet folded in half with two images; Recto: Portrait of Hjalmar Schacht
    Verso: Portrait of Rudolf Hess; Signed and dated; This is an untitled drawing of a defendant.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 12.990 inches (32.995 cm) | Width: 15.980 inches (40.589 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink, graphite
    Inscription
    Penciled recto in top margin "Schacht"; penciled verso in top margin "Hess"

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The drawing was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by Rolf Wartenberg.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-01 11:50:48
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