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Autobiographical sketch created in a DP camp of an execution at a mass grave

Object | Accession Number: 1988.14.2

Small study depicting an execution at a mass open grave created by Lucjan Saltzman, later George Salton, at a displaced persons camp in 1946 in Neustadt, Germany. It was a study for a watercolor painting, 1988.14.3. 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 Plaszow and Wieliczka in Poland, Colmar and Urbis, subcamps of Natzweiler in France, Watenstedt, a subcamp of Neuengamme, Ravensbruck, 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
Execution
Date
1946  (creation)
Geography
creation : displaced persons camp; Neustadt (Germany)
Classification
Art
Category
Paintings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of George Salton
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:03
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