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|Catalog No.||48691||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Houses -- an artwork by Frederick Terna, an internee in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) ghetto||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||28951צ||Similar Items|
|Donor||Novitch Miriam||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
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Houses - a painting by Frederick Terna, an internee in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) ghetto.
Dated July 20, 1944.
Terna was born in Vienna (Wien) in 1923 to a family from Prague (Praha), to which they returned when Frederick was three years old. During the Nazi occupation he was interned in the Terezin ghetto, then sent on a transport to the Auschwitz camp and transferred to the Kaufering camp. Following the liberation and a period of rehabilitation, he returned to Prague. In 1946 he went to Paris, and in 1952 moved to New York City. Close