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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)

    Zwei stehende Männer, dahinter eine stehende Frau

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    Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
    Zwei stehende Männer, dahinter eine stehende Frau
    signed 'Kathe Kollwitz' (lower left)
    charcoal on light brown paper
    15¾ x 11¼ in. (39.9 x 28.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1919


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    The Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum, Berlin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    This drawing is related to Leichenschauhaus, 1919 (Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne).

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    Provenance

    Paul Cassirer, Berlin.
    Acquired from the above by the grandfather of the present owner in September 1925 and thence by descent.