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Colored pencil drawing of a town amongst tall green trees

Object | Accession Number: 1989.2.136

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    Overview

    Artwork Title
    Town in the Forest Spetember 12, 1943
    Date
    creation:  1943 September 12
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark Talisman

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Physical Description
    Small watercolor and colored pencil drawing on paper attached to a gray paper backing (1989.2.137). It depicts a town set amongst tall black trees colored with small green and blue dots. On the right is a wide, light brown building with a row of black windows. In front is a light brown field with a black checkered pattern. To the left is a long path of black grass and a high red wall with a black fence on top. On the left is a small gray building with a pitched roof. The round top of a tall tower and rooves of buildings poke above the tree line in the background. In the distance is a green outline of a mountain on right under a partially colored blue sky. The date is in the bottom right corner.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.125 inches (10.478 cm) | Width: 5.875 inches (14.923 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, colored pencil, watercolor, graphite
    Inscription
    front, bottom right corner, pencil : 12.Ⅸ.43.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The drawing was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Mark Talisman.
    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:
    2023-09-27 13:57:13
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