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The Lovers

1913

Käthe Kollwitz, German, 1867–1945 German


Dimensions

74.29 x 45.72 x 48.26 cm (29 1/4 x 18 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

58.390

Medium or Technique

Plaster

On View

Charlotte F. and Irving W. Rabb Gallery (Gallery 155)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Plaster model. Seated figure holds youth in lap.

Provenance

1954, Rosen Gallery, Berlin; By 1958, Rosen Gallery sold to Hyman Swetzoff, Swetzoff Gallery, Boston [see note 1]. 1958, gift of Hyman Swetzoff to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1958) NOTES: [1] Letter from Gerd Rosen to Hans Kollwitz (son of Kathe Kollwitz), Nov. 15, 1954, and letter of Hans Kollwitz to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman W. Swetzoff in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Swetzoff