Drawing for "Gretchen"

about 1900
Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagel/Timm 0148

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.1 x 31 cm (17 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.488

Medium or Technique

Brush and gray and black wash, heightened with white gouache on clay coated paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for the etching “Gretchen” (Klipstein 43)

Inscription

Graphite verso: "30862a"; "Design for Etching Schiefler [sic] 43. / Gretchen. / $125."

Signed

Graphite lower center: "Kollwitz"

Provenance

1953, with Gutekunst and Klipstein, Bern (Lagerkat. 48, no. 1070); 1953, sold by Gutekunst and Klipstein to the MFA for $125. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund