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KATHE KOLLWITZ – Selbstbildnis, mit der Hand an der Stirn, 1910
Etching
Sheet size: 330x230 mm
Image size: 150x140 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown, scarce – Unsigned
Self-portrait, hand at the forehead. Original etching and drypoint by Käthe Kollwitz. Printed on wove paper (probably by O. Felsing, Berlin). Published by the Leipzig art revue Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst in 1915. Printed below are the words: Selbstbildnis. Radiert von Käthe Kollwitz. Unvollendete plate (Self-portrait, etched by Käthe Kollwitz. Unfinished plate). A powerful expressionist work, with its almost tangible sense of anguish. Refs: Klipstein 106 iib. Knesebeck 109 iid. Before this edition, there was a small edition of 50 copies. In 1920 a further edition was issued by Richter, with added engraved type at the foot of the etching. Condition: Excellent.
£1250.00