Seven Woodcuts on War: The Parents (Die Eltern)

1921–22
Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klipstein 176 III/III; W. 156 (A): Knesebeck 174, before I

Dimensions

Block: 37.5 x 45.2 cm (14 3/4 x 17 13/16 in.) Sheet: 39 x 47.5 cm (15 3/8 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.248

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, trial proof with corrections in white gouache

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: II. Fass., 3. Zust.; l.r.: Kathe Kollwitz; verso, lower edge: Die Eltern II. (verworfene) Fassung zu "Krieg" Abdruck des 3. Zustandes, weiss gehöht

Signed

signed

Provenance

1951, sold by Ferdinand Roten, Baltimore, MD, to the MFA for $120. (Accession Date: February 8, 1951)

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund