ART25014

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ID number ART25014
Title Study for 'Blind man in Belsen'
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Moore, Alan
Place made Germany: Belsen
Date made 1945
Medium pen and brush and ink on paper
Measurement sheet: 266 mm x 360 mm

Description

Central figure of a blind man in the concentration camp in Belsen, Germany. In the background are women searching among the corpses. Belsen is the notorious German concentration camp where thousands of civilian internees were the victims of Nazi savagery and inhuman practices. This is a study for the painting 'Blind man in Belsen' (ART27620).