Käthe Kollwitz, ‘Bread from War’, 1924, Print, Lithograph, Dallas Museum of Art
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Käthe Kollwitz

Bread from War, 1924

Lithograph
13 3/4 × 11 in
34.9 × 27.9 cm
Location
Dallas
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© Käthe Kollwitz / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Käthe Kollwitz
German, 1867–1945
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Considered one of Germany’s most important early 20th-century artists, Käthe Kollwitz captured the hardships suffered by the working class in drawings, paintings, and prints. Themes of war and poverty dominate Kollwitz’s oeuvre, with images of women grieving dead children a particularly important and recurring theme—an experience that Kollwitz suffered herself when her son died in WWI, influencing her decision to become a Socialist. Kollwitz’s unflinching exploration of human suffering amounted to a searing indictment of social conditions in Germany. In 1936, the Nazis declared Kollwitz’s art “degenerate” and her artworks were removed from museums.

Käthe Kollwitz, ‘Bread from War’, 1924, Print, Lithograph, Dallas Museum of Art
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Käthe Kollwitz
German, 1867–1945
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Considered one of Germany’s most important early 20th-century artists, Käthe Kollwitz captured the hardships suffered by the working class in drawings, paintings, and prints. Themes of war and poverty dominate Kollwitz’s oeuvre, with images of women grieving dead children a particularly important and recurring theme—an experience that Kollwitz suffered herself when her son died in WWI, influencing her decision to become a Socialist. Kollwitz’s unflinching exploration of human suffering amounted to a searing indictment of social conditions in Germany. In 1936, the Nazis declared Kollwitz’s art “degenerate” and her artworks were removed from museums.

Käthe Kollwitz

Bread from War, 1924

Lithograph
13 3/4 × 11 in
34.9 × 27.9 cm
Location
Dallas
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