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Karl Schwesig (1898-1955)
A Jew Dying in the Infirmary
Noé Camp 1941-1942

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 © Beit Lohamei Haghetaot

Ink on paper, 21 x 27 cm

Inscribed (in German), upper right: ich weiss jetzt, wo ich bin... ich bin in einem Konzentrazionslager! ich bin in einem Konzentrazionslager!, [Now I know where I am… I am in a concentration camp! I am in a concentration camp!], bottom left: Sterbender Dr. Rechtsanwalt…, jude, im Lazarett Noé, (Haute Garonne), [A jurist is dying…a Jew in a hospital in Noé, (Upper Garonne)]

© Beit Lohamei Haghetaot, Museum Number 2047.
Donated by Hannelore Schwesig, the artist’s widow, Ein Hod, Israel, 1959