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oil on composition board
52.8 × 71.0 cm
inscribed in grey paint l.l.: J. BerGner.
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.c.: 53 x 70 / Yosl Bergner / "(The village on fire in Yiddish)" / "DOS SHTETEL BRENT" / THE VILLAGE ON FIRE" /1940
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Yosl Bergner, Founder Benefactor, 1985
© Estate of the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
History and Legend Human Figures Violence
Subjects (specific)
buildings (structures) children (people by age group) darkness fires (events) men (male humans) refugees suffering villages
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