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Study of Skeleton Playing a Clarinet for the Painting

Felix Nussbaum (German, 1904-1944)

Study of Skeleton Playing a Clarinet for the Painting "Death Triumphant", c. 1944

  • Pencil, gouache, and chalk on paper
  • 10 7/8 x 8 13/16 in. (27.7 x 22.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Purchase: Mildred and George Weissman Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund Gift, 1985-140
  • © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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Study of Skeleton Playing a Clarinet for the Painting "Death Triumphant"

Bilski, Emily D., ed. Art and Exile: Felix Nussbaum, 1904-1944. New York: The Jewish Museum, 1985.

Costanza, Mary S. The Living Witness: Art in the Concentration Camps and Ghettos. New York: The Free Press, 1982.

Makarova, Elena. Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, Vienna 1898 - Auschwitz 1944. Los Angeles: Tallfellow / Every Picture Press, 2001.

Toll, Nelly. Without Surrender: Art of the Holocaust. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1978.

Links:

Online Exhibition about Felix Nussbaum from Yad Vashem

Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabruck


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