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Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945) Two Impressions of Mutter mit Kind auf dem Arm

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867-1945)

Two Impressions of Mutter mit Kind auf dem Arm, 1910, one probably from the 1918 printing and the other after 1931 (Klipstein, 110; Knesebeck, 114IVc and 114VIIb-d). The former signed "Käthe Kollwitz" in pencil l.l. and by the printer, Otto Felsing, in pencil l.l., the latter with the publisher's dry stamp "AVDBECKE MUENCHEN22" l.r. Etchings, the signed version on laid paper with a partial shield and fleur-de-lis watermark, the other on wove paper, plate sizes 7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. (19.3 x 12.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Full sheets with most edges deckled, signed version with toning and light-staining, both with old hinges.
Estimate $400-600


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Otto Felsing, Economy, Felsing, Kollwitz, Media technology, Pencil, Printing, Stationery, Watermark

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