Seven Woodcuts on War: The Sacrifice (Child's Head)

about 1922
Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klipstein 177, VIi, proof: Knesebeck 179, IX, a. 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.3 x 20.6 cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.607

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a proof impression of the head alone

Inscription

In graphite, u.rl . Kathe Kollwitz; l.l Kinderkopf aus opfer; l.r: 6 [?] Zus... (hand of Klipstein)

Signed

signed

Provenance

1933, sold by Ferdinand Roten, Baltimore, MD, to the MFA for $40. (Accession Date: October 5, 1933)

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis