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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR33.36
People
Käthe Kollwitz, German (Königsberg, East Prussia 1867 - 1945 Moritzburg, Germany)
Title
Whetting the Scythe, plate 3 from the cycle "Peasants' War"
Other Titles
Title: Whetting the Scythe
Series/Book Title: Peasants' War
Original Language Title: Beim Denglen, Blatt 3 aus dem Zyclus "Bauernkrieg"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1905
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225921
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching printed in black ink on off-white wove paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 29.8 x 29.5 cm (11 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)
sheet: 53.4 x 36.9 cm (21 x 14 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r. "Käthe Kollwitz"
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Klipstein 90
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Museum Purchase
Copyright
© Estate of Käthe Kollwitz, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
BR33.36
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), 197

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