50 Haunting Paintings and Drawings by the Prisoners of Auschwitz

Spilled soup
Author: Mieczysław Kościelniak
Small feather, Indian ink, paper, 55 x 41 cm, Poland 1946. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Letter from home
Author: Mieczysław Kościelniak
Small feather, black ink, paper, 53 x 40 cm, Poland 1945. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Visiting a sick man
Author: Mieczysław Kościelniak
Small feather, black ink, paper, 53 x 40 cm, Poland 1946. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Soup
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Oil painting, canvas, 73 x 54 cm, 1963. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Here’s the man – episode from a concentration camp
Author: Czesław Lenczowski
Oil painting, canvas, 54,5 x 68,5 cm, Poland 1960. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Prayer
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Oil painting, canvas, 55,2 x 38 cm. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Before selection
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Mixed technique, cardboard, 40 x 60 cm. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
First steps in the camp
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Mixed techinque, cardboard, 49,5 x 33,5 cm. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Last kiss
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Mixed technique, cardboard, 24 x 32,5 cm. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Last breath
Author: Halina Ołomucka
Oil painting, canvas, 80 x 59,5 cm, 1965. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Warm up
Author: Jan Baraś-Komski
Oil painting, canvas, 123 x 151 cm, USA 1970-80. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
An unusual team for a roller
Author: Jan Baraś-Komski
Small feather, Indian ink, cardboard, 52 x 69 cm, USA 1970-80. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Children… children…
Author: Zinowij Tołkaczew
Lithography, paper, 22 x 12,3 cm, Soviet Union 1945. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
On the way to work
Author: Janina Tollik
Oil painting, canvas, 65 x 81 cm, Warsaw 1991. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
A face from the female camp
Author: Jan Baraś-Komski
Watercolors, cardboard, 50 x 35,5 cm, USA 1970-80. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Marching out to Abbruch
Author: Wincenty Gawron
Pencil, paper, 24 x 32,3 cm, KL Auschwitz 1942. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
Mother’s tragedy
Author: Jan Baraś-Komski
Small feather, Indian ink, cardboard, 19,8 x 26,3 cm, Germany 1945. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
River Soła regulation I
Author: Włodzimierz Siwierski
Pencil, paper, 14,4 x 9,3 cm, KL Auschwitz 1940. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Phantoms are back
Author: Czesław Lenczowski
Oil painting, canvas, 68 x 86 cm, Stary Sącz 1942. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
Driller
Author: Adam Grochowski
Watercolors, paper, 27,5 x 19 cm, KL Mauthausen-Gusen 1944. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Roll-call 1941/1942
Author: Wincenty Gawron
Oil painting, plywood, 87 x 105 cm, USA 1964. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Collecting spilled soup
Author: Władysław Siwek
Watercolor, paper, 70 x 99 cm, Oświęcim 1950. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Loading sick people on car
Author: Jerzy Potrzebowski
Watercolour, paper, 89 x 124 cm, Oświęcim 1950. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Awaiting Transportation to a Gas Chamber
Author: Jerzy Potrzebowski
Watercolor, paper, 89 x 121 cm, Oświęcim 1950. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Sick prisoner
Author: Mieczysław Kościelniak
Watercolors, cardboard, 48 x 39 cm, Warsaw 1947. Collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

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