Bombing of Nanking - Artwork Details
Year 1937
Title Bombing of Nanking
Size 17 3/4 x 24 (45.1 x 61.0 cm)
426.0 sqr inch
Medium Oil crayon
Substrate paper
Content War period
The Japan invasion of Nanjing in 1937 and the subsequent massacre had a significant impact on Mesibov. The horror of war and the senseless destruction of Nanjing, rape and slaughter of the innocent moved the artist to compose this important work.