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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945) Arbeiterfrau mit schlafendem Jungen

Auction:
2778B
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2778B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945)

Arbeiterfrau mit schlafendem Jungen, 1927, outside of the edition of 70 (Knesebeck, 234 Ic). Signed "Kathe Kollwitz" in pencil l.r., identified on a label from the ACA Galleries, New York, affixed to the backing. Lithograph on vellum paper, image size 15 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. (38.8 x 33.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches with deckled upper edge, creases to left edge, loss to corner of margin u.r., toning, light struck, tape/residue to edges on verso, pencil annotations to lower margin and verso.
Estimate $500-700

The sheet measures 22 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.


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