Section of fortification wall with arch in center. Titled in lower left. Stamp of art dealer in Prague on the back
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Title: Terezin, Fortress Wall (Kavalier)
Creator: Karas, Otto
Date Created: circa 1943
Subject: Concentration camps in art
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
Physical Dimensions: w37 x h29.7 cm
Artist Biography: Otto Karas (pseudonym for Kaufman) was born in a traditional Jewish family in Prague in 1896. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and worked as an illustrator. He did many paintings, engravings and sketches of his native city. He was deported to Theresienstadt, where he signed many sketches "OKaras". He was deported to Auschwitz in September 1944, where he perished.
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