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  • Provenance

    Rebecca Shulman, New York (by 1972)
    Doyle, New York, May 1, 1997, lot 79
    Ruth O'Hara (acquired at the above sale)

  • Literature

    Gerhard Strauss, Käthe Kollwitz, Dresden, 1950, p. 140 (illustrated)
    Werner Schumann, Ein Herz schlagt fur die Mutter, Hannover, 1953, p. 95 (illustrated)
    Herbert Bittner, Käthe Kollwitz Drawings, New York, 1959, no. 127, p. 33 (titled as Mutter mit Kindern; illustrated, n.p.)
    Carl Zigrosser, Prints and Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz, New York, 1969, frontispiece (illustrated)
    Otto Nagel, The Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz, New York, 1972, no. 1231, p. 440 (illustrated, p. 441)

Property from the Estate of Ruth O’Hara

130

Mutter, zwei Kinder an sich pressend

signed and dated “Käthe Kollwitz 1932” lower right
charcoal on paper
sheet 23 7/8 x 18 1/4 in. (60.5 x 46.4 cm)
image 20 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (53 x 43 cm)
framed 27 7/8 x 25 7/8 in. (70.7 x 66 cm)

Executed in 1932.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $56,700

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20th c. and Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York 8 December 2020