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This is Nazi Brutality

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shahn, Ben, born 1898 - died 1969 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.79-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR2

Physical description

Man with bag over his head, standing before firing squad.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

1942 (made)

Artist/maker

Shahn, Ben, born 1898 - died 1969 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 96.4 cm, Width: 72 cm

Descriptive line

"This is Nazi Brutality" by Ben Shahn. Man with bag over his head, standing before firing squad. USA, 1942.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Nazism; Violence; War; Propaganda; Firing squad

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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