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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945) Selbstbildnis am Tisch

Auction:
2703B
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2703B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945)

Selbstbildnis am Tisch, c. 1893, printed by Otto Felsing before 1918 (Knesebeck, 21IIIc). Signed "Käthe Kollwitz" in pencil l.r., signed or inscribed "O Felsing..." in pencil l.l. Etching with aquatint printed in brown-black on paper, plate size 7 1/8 x 5 in. (18.0 x 12.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 3 1/2 inches, subtle toning, pencil annotation to lower edge and verso.

Provenance: Ackermann and Sauerwein, Munich; collection of Ingeborg Tremmel, southern Germany (according to information accompanying the lot); a private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Otto Felsing, Massachusetts, southern Germany, Munich, Germany, Ingeborg Tremmel

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