Facades for the International Commission

Bedřich Fritta1942

Jewish Museum Berlin

Jewish Museum Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Ink drawing on yellow paper in landscape format. In the middle ground of the picture and the main motif are houses with shops set up like theatre backdrops. Behind them and a barbed wire fence, several human corpses are piled up. In front of the house in the middle, which borders the fence, is a hearse loaded with coffins, and in front of the house next to it are more coffins.


  • Title: Facades for the International Commission
  • Creator: Bedřich Fritta
  • Date: 1942
  • Location: Thersienstadt (Terezín, Czechia)
  • Physical Dimensions: 57,00 x 84,50 cm
  • Provenance: Long-term loan from Thomas Fritta-Haas
  • Type: Drawing (ink, pen)
  • Medium: Dauerleihgabe von Thomas Fritta-Haas
  • Inventarnummer: L-2003/3/160

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