Untitled

 
Untitled
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  • Title :     Untitled
  • Artist:     Paul René Vogelweith Artist
  • Accession:     TD1991.180.1
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     1943
  • Dimensions:     Inches 65-1/2 45-1/2 Dimensions, framed Inches 57-1/4 38-1/2 Dimensions, unframed, Centimeters 166.4 115.6 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 145.4 97.8 Dimensions, unframed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Portraits , Figurative , World War II 1940-1945 , Nationalism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.180.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on canvas painting depicting a portrait of a woman dressed in native Alsatian costume holding the tricolor ribbon and wearing a tricolor symbol on her bow which are both symbols of France; included in the painting is a spinning wheel which is traditional element found in Alsatian homes; the painting is an Alsatian confirmation of the resistance and opposition to the German occupation. (Much of this descriptive information was gathered in a phone conversation with Mr. Frank on 10/4/91.)