Wer Nicht Arbeitet ist der Totengräber Seiner Kinder [Anyone Who Doesn’t Work is Digging His Children’s Graves]

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  • Art.IWM PST 6114
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 1222 mm, Width 864 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in the centre, and in the lower quarter, in red outlined black. image: a depiction of a woman standing next to a coffin, holding a baby. A young girl sits on the coffin. In the background left, a crowd of men stand in a group with their hands in their pockets. In the background right, a factory is visible. text: WER NICHT ARBEITET IST DER TOTENGRÄBER SEINER KINDER CESAR KLEIN 58 [flaming torch motif] [Anyone who doesn’t work is digging his children’s graves.]

Physical description

58 [flaming torch motif].


Novembergrüppe 58

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