Käthe Kollwitz, ‘Two Plates from Ein Weberaufstand’, Print, Dry stamp lithograph printed in brown, Skinner
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Two Plates from Ein Weberaufstand

Dry stamp lithograph printed in brown
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Skinner

German

Sizes to 9 3/4 x 12 in.

Unmatted, unframed.

Plate 3, probably from the 1921 edition, with …

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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.

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German

Sizes to 9 3/4 x 12 in.

Unmatted, unframed.

Plate 3, probably from the 1921 edition, with the publisher's early single line "VERLAG A.v.d.BECKE.BERLIN" (Knesebeck, 35AIIc); and Ende, plate 6, probably from the 1931 edition, etching and aquatint (Knesebeck, 38IV). Both signed "Kollwitz" …

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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

Two Plates from Ein Weberaufstand

Dry stamp lithograph printed in brown
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