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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 428

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)

    Frau vertraut sich dem Tod an

    Price Realised  

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
    Frau vertraut sich dem Tod an
    signed and dated 'Kathe Kollwitz 1934' (lower right)
    charcoal on paper
    26¼ x 19 5/8 in. (66.7 x 49.8 cm.)
    Drawn in 1934


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    Provenance

    Mrs. J.N. Kaplan, New York (by 1972).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    H. Bittner, Kaethe Kollwitz, Drawings, New York, 1959, p. 141.
    O. Nagel, The Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz, New York, 1972, p. 444, no. 1249 (illustrated, p. 445).


    Exhibited

    New York, Galerie St. Etienne, Kaethe Kollwitz, sketches and finished work, drawings, rare prints, November-December 1961, p. 12, no. 28 (illustrated, p. 30).