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Lea Grundig collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of fourteen etchings issued in the 1970s of drawings created by Lea Grundig from 1934-1936 for three different series: Der Jude ist schuld [The Jew is guilty]; Unterm hakenkreuz [Under the swastika]; and Krieg droht [War threatens] to document and protest the Nazi regime and the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1987.
Date
1934-1973
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Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a woman watching children play

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.1

Geography
depiction : Judengasse; Dresden (Germany)
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1934
1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a Jewish family under attack

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.2

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1935
approximately 1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a bound naked prisoner on his knees

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.3

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1934
1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a man wrapped in rope up to his neck

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.4

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
approximately 1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a people being pushed off a cliff

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.5

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a man threatened by the hands of unseen people

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.6

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1973

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a white draped figure running during an aerial attack

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.7

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
approximately 1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of lifeless figures spread over the earth

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.8

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
approximately 1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of people caught in a gas attack

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.9

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1973

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of dead bodies wrapped around tank tread

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.10

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1973

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of people trapped and running in circles

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.11

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1934
1972

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a group of people hiding their faces

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.12

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1972
Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a group of people hiding their faces

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of a frightened crowd watching storm clouds

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.13

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1973

Drypoint etching by Lea Grundig of an isolated figure staring at a building

Object | Accession Number: 1987.92.14

Geography
creation : Dresden (Germany)
Date
1936
1973
 
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