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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945) Two Plates from Ein Weberaufstand

Auction:
2877B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2877B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945)

Two Plates from Ein Weberaufstand, 1893-1897: Sturm, printed 1963-1972 (Knesebeck, 37Vd); and Ende, printed 1931 (Knesebeck, 38IV). The former with a "VON DER BECKES MÜNCHNER" dry stamp, the latter signed "Kollwitz" in pencil l.r., and with publication text within the plate, both identified on a label from the Nielsen Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing. Etchings with aquatint on paper, plate sizes approximately 9 5/8 x 12 in. (24.4 x 30.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Gentle rippling, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $700-900


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