Sale: 383 / Modern Art, Oct. 28. 2011 in Munich Lot 591

 
Käthe Kollwitz - Selbstbildnis


591
Käthe Kollwitz
Selbstbildnis, 1934.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,080
Sold:
€ 6,625 / $ 6.757

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lithograph
Knesebeck 263 b (of b). Klipstein 252 b (of b). Signed and dated. One of ca. 80 copies. On creme wove paper. 20,8 x 18,8 cm (8,1 x 7,4 in)Sheet: 37,4 x 27 cm (14,7 x 10,6 in).
Striking portrait of an aging Käthe Kollwitz in an excellent impression. Wrote Alexander von der Becke in a letter to Klipstein dated 6 June 1934: "Kollwitz created a new litho: 'Selbstbildnis 1934', I reckon its an excellent work of art. [..]" (Translation of quote after Knesebeck, p. 742). [DB].




591
Käthe Kollwitz
Selbstbildnis, 1934.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,080
Sold:
€ 6,625 / $ 6.757

(incl. 25% surcharge)