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Concentration Camp
  • Joseph Friebert
    1908–2002
    born: Buffalo, New York, United States ; died: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • Concentration Camp, 1951
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 253 x 320 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 15/16 x 12 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 279 x 379 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 14 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of the Joseph and Betsy Ritz Friebert Family Partnership and Kohler Foundation, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0123
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A dark image where five figures face outward towards the viewer. The distinguishing marks of the figures are created from un-inked portions of the lithograph. There are vertical lines that go throughout the image, reminiscent of fence posts. All the figures' faces, with the exception of the figure on the far facing right, appear within the vertical lines. There are marks located towards the upper portion of the image, which are reminiscent of barbed wire. Ink splatters appear around the border.