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Arthur Szyk lithograph

Object | Accession Number: 2002.113.3.3

The multi-colored lithograph represents Arthur Szyk's conception of the entire history of the Republic of Poland. The Polish eagle, not wearing a crown because of the Soviet Union's domination of Poland in1946, fills the top center of the print. Portraits of famous Poles including Boleslaw I (King of Poland, d.1025), Nicolaus Copernicus, Frédéric Chopin, Tadeusz Kościuszko, and Kazimierz Pulaski line the sides. The Coat of Arms of Warsaw is drawn at the bottom center above depictions of a Polish miner and a Polish peasant as well as the Coat of Arms of Pomerania. The Coat of Arms of Silesia is presented at the bottom left and right corners.

Artwork Title
Title page for The republic of Poland
Date
1946  (manufacture)
Classification
Art
Category
Prints
Object Type
Lithographs (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irvin Ungar
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:28
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