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Woodcut by Käthe Kollwitz, Germany 1929. Dimensions: 11.02 x 13.98 in ( 28 x 35,5 cm ). Good condition
Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
The German painter, graphic artist and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz was born in Königsberg in Prussia. Her works are mostly inspired by personal experiences and circumstances and are marked by a special and partly frightening seriousness and realism. Kollwitz was one of the well-known members of the artist’s organization of the ‘Berliner Secession’. Her works are not only part of well-known collections such as of the MoMA in New York but of entire museums dedicated to the artist in Berlin, Cologne and Dresden. Käthe Kollwitz is one of the best known, German artists of the 20th century.