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Print - Tod und Frau
  • Tod und Frau
    Kollwitz, Käthe, born 1867 - died 1945
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Tod und Frau

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kollwitz, Käthe, born 1867 - died 1945 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.554-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP 67

Physical description

7th state etching entitled 'Tod und Frau' or 'Death and Woman'. A nude female figure is depicting full-length, sandwiched between the figure of Death who pins her arms back behind her, and a young child clawing at her breast. Inscribed with facsimile signature 'Kollwitz'.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Kollwitz, Käthe, born 1867 - died 1945 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 44.5 cm, Width: 44.5 cm

Descriptive line

Etching by Kathe Kollwitz, entitled 'Tod und Frau', Germany, 1910.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Children; Mothers; Death; Mortality; Skeletons

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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