Shoes on the Danube Bank

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Shoes on the Danube Bank

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The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial in Budapest, Hungary. Conceived by film director Can Togay, he created it on the east bank of the Danube River with sculptor Gyula Pauer to honor the people (mainly Budapest Jews) who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II. They were ordered to take off their shoes, and were shot at the edge of the water so that their bodies fell into the river and were carried away. It represents their shoes left behind on the bank.

(source: Wikipedia)

 

Limited Edition signed gallery print on archival acid free textured cotton rag

Available in sizes:

18 x 24" (~45 x 60 cm)

24 x 36" (~60 x 91 cm)

30x45" (~75 x 114 cm)

40 x 60" (~101 x 152 cm)

(2" white border - unframed)

18x24":
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