[ Die Mütter] / Käthe Kollwitz ; [ printed by] Felsing. -- [ 1922-1923]

1 print : woodcut ; image 34 x 40 cm., on sheet 47 x 56 cm. -- (Krieg ; 6)

References: Klipstein, 182 (5th state)

Trial proof, no. 5. Signed in pencil by artist and printer.

Subject: Women (and children?) clinging to each other in group; watching fearfully.

Purchase (Pennell Fund, 390030-7), 1969.

Die Mütter:  The title, found in the German catalogue raisonné, is used, since it is also in the artist’s native language (1B1.12a).

Käthe Kollwitz:  The name of the artist is transcribed as it appears on the item (1G2).

printed by:  The function of the second name given in the area of responsibility (and appearing on the item) is given for clarity (1G8).

1922-1923:  Span dates of execution are given (2H1).

Trial proof:  In addition to the cited catalogue raisonné, a note on the edition and information on the signatures are given (5B8.2, 5B7.1).

See also:

Sample Descriptions in the 1982 Edition