Two men working in a lumberyard. Barren trees dominate the scene. Signed, titled and dated lower right. Stamp of Prague art dealer on back.
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Title: Terezin, Outdoor View
Creator: Karas, Otto
Date Created: 1942
Subject: Trees in art
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
Physical Dimensions: w24.6 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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