Death of a Collector

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Pollak’s Arm, by the German historian Hans von Trotha, tells the story of Ludwig Pollak, a Czech collector and archaeologist who lived in Rome during the first half of the 20th century. Because they were Jewish, Pollak and his family were seized by the Nazis, sent to Auschwitz in October 1943 and murdered. Published in […]

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