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Double sided sketch of a farmer drawn by Ossip Lubitch in Drancy internment camp

Object | Accession Number: 2004.386.36

Two sided drawing of a man farming with a hoe and wheelbarrow and a study of a head created by Ossip Lubitch who was imprisoned in Drancy internment camo in France in 1944. After the German occupation of Paris in the summer of 1940, Jews were forced to register with the authorities. Ossip did not register and was eventually denounced by his neighbors. He was arrested in July 1944 and sent to Drancy internment camp. He walked out of Drancy in August when the German soldiers guarding the camp fled as the Allied forced approached and returned to Paris.

Artwork Title
Man with hoe and wheelbarrow
Date
1944 July-1944 August  (creation)
Geography
creation : Drancy (Concentration camp); Drancy (France)
depiction : Drancy (Concentration camp); Drancy (France)
Language
French
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Object Type
Pencil drawing (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:11
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