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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDer Fuhrer's face
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date22 Apr 1943
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 44cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptJust look at der change in der expression! S-so noble ... such suffering .... so b-beautiful! Boo-hoo-hoo ...
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Subjectsexecutions
Punishment
patriotism
Germany
firearms
firing-squads
Politics
Defence
propaganda
Leadership
resistance groups
Weapons
torture
Germans
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
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