Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
Property from the Estate of Robert Orchard
Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945)


Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
signed and stamped with foundry mark 'Kollwitz H. NOACK BERLIN' (on the back)
zinc with brown and green patina
Height: 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.)
Conceived in 1937-1938; this zinc version cast between 1940 and 1943
Private collection, Hanover (gift from the artist, 1944).
Galerie fur Moderne Kunst, Hanover (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1959.
A. von Heilborn, Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin, 1949, p. 87 (another cast illustrated).
Sale room notice
Please note, the present work was conceived in 1937-1938; this bronze version was cast between 1940 and 1943.

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Ms. Annette Seeler, Berlin, will include this cast in the catalogue raisonné of the sculptures by Käthe Kollwitz which she is currently preparing for the Käthe Kollwitz Museum, Cologne.

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