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Satirical drawing by Arthur Szyk depicting Hitler and Goering as monkees

Object | Accession Number: 1995.40.17

Satirical drawing created by Arthur Szyk in the United States. In 1921, Szyk moved to Paris to escape Bolshevik rule in his native Poland, where established a career as one of the greatest modern creators of illuminated miniatures. In June 1940, Nazi Germany conquered France. Szyk emigrated to the United States that year and became known for his anti-Fascist political caricatures. Throughout his career, he used his art in support of human dignity, freedom, and tolerance.

Artwork Title
Adolf Hitler, Herman Goerring, monkeys dressed in Nazi uniform
Date
after 1940  (creation)
Geography
creation : United States
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Object Type
Caricatures (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph and Alexandra Braciejowski
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:46
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