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Title

Killed in action

1921


Artist

Käthe Kollwitz

Germany

08 Jul 1867 - 22 Apr 1945


Details


Other Titles

Dead

Grief


Alternative title

Gefallen


Date

1921


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Edition

ib of 2 states; no. 20/100


Dimensions

41.0 x 38.5 cm platemark; 65.5 x47.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Käthe Kollwitz/ ...". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7857


Artist information

Käthe Kollwitz

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Prints in Germany 1880-1940, Sydney, 1989, 6.

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.