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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)

Self-Portrait, Hand at the Forehead (Selbstbildnis mit der Hand an der Stirn)

Date:
(1910, published c. 1946/1948)
Medium:
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 6 1/16 x 5 1/2" (15.4 x 13.9 cm); sheet: 13 1/8 x 9 13/16" (33.3 x 24.9 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove "japan".
Publisher:
Alexander von der Becke, Verlag des graphischen Werkes von Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin
Printer:
Otto Felsing, Berlin
Edition:
approx. 1450 in the periodical Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, vol. 26, no. 12 (1914/1915); 50 signed and numbered, published by Emil Richter Verlag, Dresden, 1918; "Lettered print" edition of unknown size published by Emil Richter Verlag, Dresden, 1921; "Lettered print" editions of unknown size on Japan, copperplate engraving and imitation japan paper published by Alexander von der Becke, Berlin, since 1931; plus posthumous editions of unknown size published by Alexander von der Becke, Berlin, between 1946/48 [this ex.] and 1963/65
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Milton Weill
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Sievers 106. Klipstein 106. Knesebeck 109 V.
MoMA Number:
246.1982
Themes:
Portraits
Techniques:
Intaglio

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