Leo Haas is known for painting.
Biography Leo Haas
Leo Haas was born in Opawa, Czechoslovakia in 1901. During the years
1939-45, he was an inmate of Nisko, Theresienstadt, Auschwitz,
Sachsenhausen, Mauthausen and Ebensee Concentration Camps. In
Theresienstadt, he was one of the principal painters who sought to
record the atrocities of the Nazis at enormous personal risk.
Auschwitz, Haas was forced to produce portraits for Mengele and later he
worked for the forgery commando of Sachsenhausen. Haas's work is
represented in a number of Holocaust Museums and features prominently in
the literature of Holocaust art.