Study for 'Blind man in Belsen'

Place Europe: Germany, Belsen
Accession Number ART25014
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 26.6 cm x 36 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and brush and ink on paper
Maker Moore, Alan
Place made Germany: Belsen
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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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).