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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR33.38
People
Käthe Kollwitz, German (Königsberg, East Prussia 1867 - 1945 Moritzburg, Germany)
Title
The Widow I, from "Krieg," Pl. IV
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1922-1923
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225935
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on cream wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 36.7 x 21.6 cm (14 7/16 x 8 1/2 in.)
sheet: 67.5 x 53 cm (26 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: Käthe Kollwitz
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, handwritten, in artist's hand: B50/100
  • inscription: c. of lower edge, folded over, graphite, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: "Die Witwe" aus der Folge "Krieg"
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
B50/100
Standard Reference Number
Klipstein 180
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
BR33.38
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
sheet folded over at lower edge

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