Käthe Kollwitz, ‘Kleiner Männerkopf ohne Hände’, 1922, Print, Woodcut on laid paper, Skinner
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Käthe Kollwitz

Kleiner Männerkopf ohne Hände, 1922

Woodcut on laid paper
2 7/8 × 2 5/8 in
7.3 × 6.7 cm
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The sheet measures 11 1/16 x 7 3/4 inches.

Unmatted, Unframed.

Condition: Full sheet with deckled …

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Signed "Kollwitz" in pencil l.r., initialed within the block.
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, ‘Kleiner Männerkopf ohne Hände’, 1922, Print, Woodcut on laid paper, Skinner
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The sheet measures 11 1/16 x 7 3/4 inches.

Unmatted, Unframed.

Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, toning (more prevalent to verso), staining and old hinges/residue along upper edge, mat burn, losses to both lower corners, 1 inch tear to lower edge. --Courtesy of Skinner

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Medium
Signature
Signed "Kollwitz" in pencil l.r., initialed within the block.
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

Kleiner Männerkopf ohne Hände, 1922

Woodcut on laid paper
2 7/8 × 2 5/8 in
7.3 × 6.7 cm
Bidding closed
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