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Print of "Portrait of a Young Girl with Two Yellow Badges" by Esther Lurie

This image shows a print of a portrait drawing by artist Esther Lurie. Lurie documented scenes of life in the Kovno ghetto and contributed to the secret archives there.

The subject of the portrait is a young woman in a checked dress with two Star of David patches. This print is a version of the drawing, "Portrait of a Young Girl with Two Yellow Badges," which Lurie did in the Kovno ghetto and for which she was awarded the Dizengoff Prize in 1946 in Palestine.

Because the majority of Lurie's works were not recovered after the war, she spent much of her time after the war reconstructing her ghetto artwork.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Judith Shapiro
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Print of "Portrait of a Young Girl with Two Yellow Badges" by Esther Lurie

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