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"Prisoner" is the portrait of Alexander Pechersky

Painting, 1968, 75×50 cm

Description of the artwork «"Prisoner" is the portrait of Alexander Pechersky»

"The Prisoner" painted by the famous Soviet painter Meir Axelrod, a student of Vladimir Favorsky and member of the artistic Association "Four arts" is the only lifetime portrait of the famous leader of the uprising in the death camp Sobibor in 1943.

Axelrod met with the caves at the opening of his first solo exhibition in Rostov in 1967. Soon afterwards the caves was created picture. She entered the cycle of "Ghetto", the final big series of "German occupation", which the artist began during the war.
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Art form: Painting

Subject and objects: Portrait

Materials: Cardboard, Tempera

Date of creation: 1968

Size: 75×50 cm