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November 14 - 19, 2020

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LOT 98
Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
  • Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)
  • Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)

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Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945), German

SELBSTBILDNIS (SELF-PORTRAIT), 1924 [KLIPSTEIN, 198 (A)]

Lithograph on smooth Japon paper; signed in pencil lower right, inscribed "Printed in Germany" in pencil verso
Image/Sheet 11.4 ins x 8.7 ins; 29 cms x 22 cms; 18.2 ins x 13.7 ins; 46.2 cms x 34.8 cms

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

This impression is likely one of only about 25 prints on Japon paper, created for the 4th annual edition of the "Circle of graphic artists and collectors", published by Arndt Beyer, Leipzig in 1924

Literature:

August Klipstein, "The Graphic Work of Kathe Kollwitz", New York, 1955, p. 271

Provenance:

The Helen and Walter Zwig Foundation Collection, Toronto