Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)
Object Place, Germany
74.29 x 45.72 x 48.26 cm (29 1/4 x 18 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Charlotte F. and Irving W. Rabb Gallery (Gallery 155)
Plaster model. Seated figure holds youth in lap.
On rough block signed at back Kollwitz
1954, Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin; by 1958, sold by Rosen to Hyman Swetzoff, Swetzoff Gallery, Boston [see note 1]. 1958, gift of Hyman Swetzoff to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1958) NOTES:  Letter from Gerd Rosen to Hans Kollwitz (son of Kathe Kollwitz), Nov. 15, 1954, and letter of Hans Kollwitz to MFA.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman W. Swetzoff in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Swetzoff
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