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Drawing by William Sharp

Object | Accession Number: 1995.133.47

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Created by William Sharp, circa 1933.
    Artwork Title
    Da Siehste Willem, nachstet jahr, und da mach ich mir ne richtig Plantage uff
    Date
    creation:  1933
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mrs. William Sharp
    Markings
    Verso, all in graphite: Upper right corner "156"; "Welt Sp. 9.8-9 (?)" in upper left corner, below title; center has a "196" then "Z (?)" under 196 and "2" under Z; along bottom edge (approx 1" up), horizontal line "9,5 cm" horizontal line
    Signature
    and dated upper right on recto. "Schleifer" is clearly discernable
    Contributor
    Artist: William Sharp
    Biography
    Leon Schleifer was born in 1900 in Germany. He served in the German army at the end of World War I (1914-1918). He became a political cartoonist and his work was published in the anti-Nazi press. He also specialized in courtroom trial sketches. After the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor in 1933, Schliefer emigrated to the United States. He changed his name to William Sharp and continued his career as an editorial cartoonist and illustrator. His work was published in the New York Times, Life Magazine, and other publications. He died in 1961, age sixty-one years.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Object Type
    Drawing (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Image of two men in conversation, one in an apron with a brush (?) in his left hand and a bucket beside him, the other with a rucksack over his left shoulder. Both are smoking. Small house in background. Published in "Welt Spiel"
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 9.380 inches (23.825 cm) | Width: 11.750 inches (29.845 cm)
    Materials
    overall : charcoal, ink, graphite, paper
    Inscription
    Verso: across top edge beginning in upper left corner is German title written in black ink. Ends with and exclamation point and 4 dashes.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The drawing was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995 by Ruth Sharp, the wife of William Sharp.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-29 07:53:59
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