Odette Elina. Two drawings


Odette ELINA (1910-1991)

Jeune endormi accoudé (Young Man Sleeping on Elbow)
Jeune homme endormi allongé (Young Man Sleeping Reclined)

Two black lead drawings, signed lower right

Height: 17 cm and 26,5 cm (6-2/3 and 10-1/3 in.) - Width: 23 cm and 37 cm (9 and 14-1/2 in.)
Frames: 43 x 53 cm (17 x 20-3/4 in.)

Creases and small stains

Odette Elina is the author of "Sans fleurs ni couronne" (Without Flowers and Crown), work published in 1947. From a Communist and Jewish family, Odette Elina joined the French Resistance and integrated into the secret army. She was arrested by Gestapo in 1944 and deported to Birkenau. She tells of her life in the camps in this work.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014051425