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An artist on the Eastern Front : Feliks Topolski, 1941

Author: Feliks Topolski; Laura Brandon; Jonathan Mogul; Nicolae Harsanyi
Publisher: Miami Beach : The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Polish-born artist Feliks Topolski traveled to the USSR in 1941 with a British transport convoy. There, he recorded scenes showing the formation of the Polish Army behind Russian lines, as well as daily life in Russia at a time when the invading German army was just miles from Moscow. This book features a selection of original drawings made by Topolski during this expedition, remarkable examples of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Pictorial works
Art and the war
Named Person: Feliks Topolski; Feliks Topolski
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Feliks Topolski; Laura Brandon; Jonathan Mogul; Nicolae Harsanyi
ISBN: 9780996869904 0996869905
OCLC Number: 922970894
Description: 60 pages : illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Feliks Topolski : war artist / Dr. Laura Brandon --
Feliks Topolski, 1907-1989 / Jon Mogul --
Plates / text by Nicolae Harsanyi.
Responsibility: contributors: Laura Brandon, Jon Mogul, and Nicolae Harsanyi ; Kara Pickman, editor ; Marlene Tosca, art director.

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"Polish-born artist Feliks Topolski traveled to the USSR in 1941 with a British transport convoy. There, he recorded scenes showing the formation of the Polish Army behind Russian lines, as well as daily life in Russia at a time when the invading German army was just miles from Moscow. This book features a selection of original drawings made by Topolski during this expedition, remarkable examples of twentieth-century war art depicting a pivotal moment in modern history"--Provided by publisher.

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