Memories of the Holocaust by Roman Halter

A series of 7 works which fuse the memories of the artist with images from art history and Hebrew text.


Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Each: 135 x 135 cm
Art Fund grant:
£22,000 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Roman Halter

Halter was a witness to some of the scenes he represents, whilst others, such as the hanging of his brother, are constructed from reports or from his knowledge of events. Many of the works are inspired by works Halter saw during his visits to the National Gallery and their style reflects his work in stained glass design.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

IWM London Lambeth Road, LONDON London SE1 6HZ 020 7416 5000 www.iwm.org.uk

Entry details

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