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Kathe Kollwitz STURM 1897 Etching from Ein Weberaufstand A Weaver Riot

$750.00

An etching, sheet 5 from the cycle, Ein Weberaufstand, ( A Weaver Riot). Image: 23.5 cm x 29 cm, sheet: 38 cm x 49.5 cm. Embossed stamp in the lower right-hand corner, “Becke, Muenchen-22.” Believed to be the fifth state, as described by Klipstein.

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Kollwitz, Kathe, Sturm, 1897, etching, sheet 5 from the cycle, Ein Weberaufstand, ( A Weaver Riot). Image: 23.5 cm x 29 cm, sheet: 38 cm x 49.5 cm. Embossed stamp in the lower right-hand corner, “Becke, Muenchen-22.” Believed to be the fifth state of Klipstein 33, as described by Klipstein: “V. The entire engraved script has been taken away. Prints hard, the fine intermediate tones disappeared. Editions of the Becke: a) on light copper-backed printing paper, mostly signed;  b) on yellowish copper printing paper. Unsigned, with blind stamp of the Becke.” (Translated from the original German.) August Klipstein, The Graphic Work of Käthe Kollwitz. Galerie St. Etienne, New York: 1955, pp. 40-41.  A powerful image on an untrimmed sheet, in fine condition.