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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Nuremberg Sketchbook - No. 3
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 Dec 1945
FormatArtwork
Size37.50 x 46.50cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptStreicher
Frank
Donitz
Person DepictedRibbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Streicher; Julius (1885-1946)
Frank; Hans (1900-1946)
Doenitz; Karl (1891-1980)
Notes Notes at the Trial of War Criminals, December 1945. "Ribbentrop, changed surprisingly into a meek person like a family solicitor, with disordered hair, pursed lips and large spectacles, fussing shakily with a sheaf of papers. ... Streicher, the obscene Jew-baiter - no loathsome ape, but another little man with another nervous twitch. He has a trick of throwing his head right back and contemplating the ceiling with an air of preoccupation with Higher Things. In prison Streicher has grown a fluff of hair over his horrible baldness and this catching the light gives him a kind of halo. ... Opinions might differ about the award for 'nastiest person present', but I should choose unhesitatingly Frank, the butcher of Warsaw. He wears a fixed sneer and mutters. ... In a corner Donitz sits impassive like a little acid drop... [Caption from "Years of Wrath" by David Low]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
war crimes
trials
lawcourts
Law
Nuremberg trials 1945-46
Armed forces
generals
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/626Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)1893-1946   
GB/BCA/2247Streicher; Julius (1885-1946)1885-1946   
GB/BCA/1666Frank; Hans (1900-1946)1900-1946   
GB/BCA/2244Doenitz; Karl (1891-1980)1891-1980   
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