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Arthur Szyk drawing

Object | Accession Number: 1995.40.19

Drawing of satirical subject matter relating to World War II and created in the United States. Image of man wearing Nazi uniform, falling from a cliff ledge marked RUSSIA into open pit shaped like grave marked at head with swastika above rectangular plaque bearing words "SCHIKLGRUBER'S/DREAM." Signed "Arthur Szyk" in ink, lower right corner. Inscribed "We are not defeated! / We are falling back on prepared positions..." in graphite, upper left corner. Verso: "Szyk, 2 cols Thurs / Return to Shen-----" in graphite, upper half.

Artwork Title
We are not defeated!
Subtitle
We are falling back on prepared positions...
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Object Type
Drawing (lcsh)
Genre/Form
Uniforms
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph and Alexandra Braciejowski
 
Record last modified: 2023-06-06 10:34:25
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