Kathe Kollwitz
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  Käthe Kollwitz made several portaits of her father: an early oil of , a lithograph in (The Lonely Man, K), and a lithograph in of her father and mother (The Parents of Käthe Kollwitz, Plate 39). The ravages of time and suffering upon two human beings so graphically depicted in this last picture are pointed up by an early Author: Kathe Kollwitz. In , Käthe Kollwitz began work on Krieg (War), her response to the tragedies endured during what she called those "unspeakably difficult years" of World War I and its aftermath. The portfolio's seven woodcuts focus on the sorrows of those . A compact Intro with a Kollwitz biography/evaluation preceeds the giant reproductions of the prints and drawings. (Her sculpture is not represented in this book.) The scale of the reproductions is really advantageous and, being monochrome prints and drawings, little is lost in photography and re-printing, compared to art forms where colour and /5. Käthe Kollwitz, German graphic artist and sculptor who was an eloquent advocate for victims of social injustice, war, and inhumanity. The artist grew up in a liberal middle-class family and studied painting in Berlin (–85) and Munich (–89). Impressed by the .

ID: Price: 13 €Author: Alexandra von dem KnesebeckPages: 96, ca 50 illustrations, in GermanRelease: ISBN: Publisher: Wienands kleine ReiheAvailable She was an exceptional artist with international appeal: Käthe Kollwitz (–). In her drawings, graphic prints, sculptures, and posters she, like no other, vehemently gave expression to . The Life of Käthe Kollwitz Käthe (KAY-teh) Ida Schmidt was born on July 8 in Königsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). She was the fifth of seven children (four surviving past infancy) born to Karl Schmidt, a mason and contractor, and his wife Katharina Schmidt, née Size: KB. Considered one of Germany’s most important early 20th-century artists, Käthe Kollwitz captured the hardships suffered by the working class in drawings, paintings, and prints. Themes of war and poverty dominate Kollwitz’s oeuvre, with images of women grieving dead children a particularly important and recurring theme—an experience that Nationality: German. Kaethe Kollwitz () Sketch And Finished Work Drawings Rare Prints November 11 - December 9, Kollwitz, Kaethe Published by Galerie St. Etienne, New York ().