Awret-Spicker family. Collection

Language of Description
1 Jan 1942 - 31 Dec 2010
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

47 digitised images (7 objects, 1 photo, 38 drawings)


Scope and Content

This collection consists of: KD_00356_0001: Original items donated by Irene Spicker-Awret, including a war-time photo of her with friends, five oil paintings created by Irene during her internment at the Dossin barracks, a puppet and a drawing for the opera Carmen, both created by artist Leon (Lon) Landau while he was detained at the Dossin barracks. KD_00356_0002: Original items donated by Uziel Awret, son of Azriel Awret and Irene Spicker, including Irene’s war-time paint box and Azriel’s series of 37 post-war drawings on the Holocaust.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Oil paintings: four oil on canvas, one oil on wood. All five paintings are undergoing restauration in 2018-2019. The portrait of baby Peter Anger (KD_00356_0001_A001232) and the puppet created by Leon (Lon) Landau (KD_00356_0001_A000090) are part of Kazerne Dossin's permanent exhibition.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • A digital copy of collection KD_00356 is available at Kazerne Dossin

Related Units of Description

  • Other items related to Leon (Lon) Landau are part of the collection Adela Landau-Missorten. Other war-time works of art created by Irene Spicker at the Dossin barracks are stored at Beit Lohamei Haghetaot / the Ghetto Fighters' House in Israel (online access available).

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