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Käthe Kollwitz

Frauen mit Kindern (Women with Children)

Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz

Frauen mit Kindern (Women with Children)

Frauen mit Kindern (Women with Children)

Käthe Kollwitz

1867 - 1945

Frauen mit Kindern (Women with Children)


signed Käthe Kollwitz (lower right)

brown chalk on paper

54.5 by 37.5cm., 21 ½ by 14 ¾ in.

Framed: 78 by 61.5cm., 30 ¾ by 24 ¼ in.

Executed circa 1909. 

Executed on cream laid paper, not laid down, attached to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The edges are slightly unevenly cut and there is an artist's pinhole at each of the upper corners. The sheet is slightly time-stained and there are some scattered foxing marks in places. There is a pinprick towards the upper left corner and two towards the upper right corner. There is a small water stain to the left part of the extreme upper edge. This work is in overall good condition.


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Private Collection, Neuss (acquired by 1972)
Private Collection, Germany (sold: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 30th November 2018, lot 378)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Otto Nagel, Käthe Kollwitz Die Handzeichnungen, Berlin, 1972, no. 517a, illustrated p. 455 
Otto Nagel, Käthe Kollwitz Die Handzeichnungen, Berlin, 1980, no. 517a, illustrated p. 459