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Portrait of a US soldier by Gyorgy Byfield, liberated concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2016.114.2

Framed portrait painting of Staff Sergeant Louis Ranciato, United States Army, a liberator of Dachau concentration camp. It was painted by George Byfield [Gyorgy Beifeld] in the camp after its liberation by the 7th Army on April 19, 1945. Byfield, a camp inmate, had been deported from Budapest, Hungary, following the German occupation in March 1944.

Artwork Title
Portrait of Louis Ranciato
Date
after 1945 April 19-before 1945 December  (creation)
Geography
creation : Dachau (Concentration camp) after liberation; Dachau (Germany)
Classification
Art
Category
Paintings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rosalie Heffernan and Anthony Ranciato
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Record last modified: 2018-03-23 11:38:18
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