The Mothers

1921
Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagel/Timm 0858

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.4 x 58.8 cm (17 7/8 x 23 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

55.224

Medium or Technique

India ink and opaque white watercolor on laid paper (several pieces, cut and pieced together)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Preparatory drawing for Plate 6 from the Seven Woodcuts on War (Klipstein 182)

Inscription

In graphite, l.r: Käthe Kollwitz / Zeichnung zu den Müttern; in another hand: 1887

Provenance

1955, sold by the Galerie St. Etienne, New York, to the MFA for $275. (Accession Date: April 14, 1955)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund