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Watercolor of the cabin interior where a Jewish family found refuge

Object | Accession Number: 2014.357.2

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    Watercolor of the cabin interior where a Jewish family found refuge

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Small watercolor of the interior of the cabin in the Tatra Mountains where the Pollak family found refuge after fleeing German occupied Hungary from October 1944 until March 22, 1945, when they were freed.
    Artwork Title
    Here we were freed, Cabin Interior, Tatra Mountains, October 1944 - March 1945
    Date
    depiction:  1944 October-1945 March
    Geography
    depiction: Tatra Mountains (Slovakia and Poland)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Leon Rozenbaum
    Signature
    front, bottom right corner, pencil : Z. Sz

    Physical Details

    Language
    Slovak
    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Paintings
    Physical Description
    Watercolor with pencil on paper of the interior of a log cabin with a sloped beam roof. Against the left wall is a blue cot with a clothesline on the wall above. In the corner is a yellow bookshelf and small table with blue, green, and red containers. There is a small window and a door in the left wall. It is initialed with inscriptions on the back. The paper is worn and uneven, with a perforated left edge.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm) | Width: 5.000 inches (12.7 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, watercolor, graphite
    Inscription
    back, center, blue ink : Tu sme sa vyslobodili / 22 marca 1945 [Here we were freed on March 22, 1945.]
    back, bottom right corner, blue ink : Hory / 1944 / 45 [Mountains]

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    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The watercolor was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Leon Rozenbaum.
    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 17:55:06
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