Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Grave Diggers
  • Albert Bloch
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States ; active: Germany, United States
  • Grave Diggers, 1919
  • ink
  • Lent by the Albert Bloch Foundation
  • Not on display
  • EL2013.051
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Albert Bloch: Prints and Drawings," Jan-2014, Stephen Goddard
This is an unusual work that recalls the enormous toll of World War I. Bloch’s close friend, the German artist Franz Marc, was among many who died during the conflict.