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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 429

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)

    Tod mit Frau im Schoss

    Price Realised  

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
    Tod mit Frau im Schoss
    signed and dated 'Kathe Kollwitz 1921' (lower right)
    charcoal on paper laid down on paper
    16¾ x 23¾ in. (42.5 x 60.3 cm.)
    Drawn in 1921


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    Provenance

    Erich Cohn, New York (by 1972).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    H. Schumann, Ein Herz schlägt für die Mütter, 100 Handzeichnungen von Käthe Kollwitz, Hanover, 1953, p. 76 (illustrated).
    W. Bittner, Kaethe Kollwitz, Drawings, New York, 1959, p. 86.
    O. Nagel, The Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz, New York, 1972, p. 366, no. 881 (illustrated, p. 367).