The Widow

1918
Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)


Catalogue Raisonné

Klipstein 131, III: Knesebeck 138, III

Dimensions

Platemark: 25.9 x 26 cm (10 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 41 x 32 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.226

Medium or Technique

Soft-ground etching, with hand additions in graphite, charcoal, and brush and gray wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

rejected first version of Sheet 4 of the War series

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: 3. Zustand; l.r.: Käthe Kollwitz

Signed

signed

Provenance

1955, sold by the Galerie St. Etienne, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1955)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund