Käthe Kollwitz. Vienna Is Dying! Save Its Children! (Wien stirbt! Rettet seine Kinder!). 1920

Käthe Kollwitz Vienna Is Dying! Save Its Children! (Wien stirbt! Rettet seine Kinder!) 1920

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This and other of Kollwitz's posters of the early 1920s are impassioned pleas to help those suffering the most severely from postwar food shortages, unemployment, and inflation. Here a skeletal figure of Death, representing starvation in Austria, lashes its whip at children.

Gallery label from German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, March 27–July 11, 2011.
37 3/16 x 22 1/16" (94.5 x 56 cm)
Emil Richter, Dresden
Hermann Birkholz, Berlin
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© 2021 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
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