STRIKING ORIGINAL PAINTING, “WAR ORPHANS” BY ARTHUR SZYK
SZYK, Arthur. War Orphans. London, 1940.
Extraordinary signed original watercolor and gouache painting of two young Jewish refugees, huddled together, by anti-Nazi caricaturist Arthur Szyk, whose wartime portrayals of brutality, heroism and suffering strongly influenced American attitudes toward the war effort. $18,500.