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Käthe Kollwitz
Käthe
 Kollwitz
Germany 1867−1945
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Käthe Kollwitz — Kathe (it. Käthe Kollwitz, born. Schmidt, July 8, 1867, königsberg — April 22, 1945, Moritzburg, Saxony) is a German painter, graphic and sculptor, graduate of the Konigsberg Academy of arts.

Käthe was born in a family of Communists. Her teachers were, Stauffer-Bern in Berlin (1885−1886) and Herterich in Munich (1888−1889). In 1919−1933 he was Professor at the Berlin Academy of arts. She became the first woman Professor in this institution, but in 1933 he was expelled by the Nazis.

During the First world war, the artist lost her son; all her work is painted in a dark tragic tone.

In 1927 he visited the Soviet Union.

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Käthe Kollwitz. Death grabbing mother
Death grabbing mother
Käthe Kollwitz
1934, 61.6×46.7 cm
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Käthe Kollwitz. Death Lament
Death Lament
Käthe Kollwitz
1910, 44.5×59.2 cm
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Käthe Kollwitz. Self-portrait
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Self-portrait
1903
Käthe Kollwitz. The woman with the dead child
2
The woman with the dead child
1903
Käthe Kollwitz. Self-portrait
0
Self-portrait
1901
Käthe Kollwitz. Mother with baby on hands
0
Mother with baby on hands
1910, 19.3×13.1 cm
Käthe Kollwitz. The rebellion
1
The rebellion
1897, 23.7×29.6 cm
Käthe Kollwitz. The Volunteers
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The Volunteers
1922
Käthe Kollwitz. Death Lament
1
Death Lament
Start XX centuries, 44.5×59.2 cm
Käthe Kollwitz. Death grabbing mother
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Death grabbing mother
1934, 61.6×46.7 cm
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