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Portrait created by a Dutch internee at Drancy transit camp

Object | Accession Number: 2016.278.1

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    Portrait created by a Dutch internee at Drancy transit camp

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Portrait drawing of an unidentified man created by Max Van Dam, a Dutch artist, during his internment at Drancy transit camp in German occupied Paris, France, in February 1943. Van Dam was later deported to Sobibor killing center, where he perished.
    Artwork Title
    Man in a Beret, Drancy, February 1943
    Date
    creation:  1943 February
    Geography
    creation: Drancy (Concentration camp); Drancy (France)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Signature
    lower right corner

    Physical Details

    Language
    French
    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Physical Description
    Portrait drawing in charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper of the face of an unidentified male wearing a beret. The paper is mounted on cardboard.
    Dimensions
    pictorial area: Height: 8.750 inches (22.225 cm) | Width: 7.000 inches (17.78 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, charcoal, pastel, graphite, cardboard
    Inscription
    front, pencil : Fevr. '43 / Drancy

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to this material. The Museum may not own the copyright for this material and may not have authority to authorize use. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The drawing was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:30:32
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