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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945)

In Memoriam Karl Liebknecht (Gedenkblatt für Karl Liebknecht)

Date:
(1920)
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
composition: 13 3/4 x 19 5/8" (34.9 x 49.9 cm); sheet: 18 3/4 x 25 1/16" (47.7 x 63.7 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove Japan.
Publisher:
Emil Richter, Dresden
Printer:
Fritz Voigt, Berlin
Edition:
100 numbered, signed and hand-printed on Japan paper (state V) [this ex.]; plus 2 known proofs before the edition and 9 known state proofs (states I-IV); and an unknown machine-printed edition with band of text attached at bottom (state VI); plus 9 known proofs
Credit Line:
The Philip and Lynn Straus Foundation Fund
Copyright:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Reference:
Wagner 135. Klipstein 139 III. Knesebeck 159 V b. Rifkind 1604.
MoMA Number:
615.1998
Themes:
Death, Portraits, Postwar Politics
Techniques:
Woodcut

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