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Tod und Frau (Death and Woman)
  • Käthe Kollwitz
    born: Königsberg, Prussia (present-day Kaliningrad, Russia) ; died: Moritzburg, Germany
  • Tod und Frau (Death and Woman), 1910
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, softground, sandpaper, aquatint
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 447.67 x 447.67 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 17 5/8 x 17 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Ernest J. Bubieniec
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0087
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Image of a young nude woman who has a young child clinging to her front.
A skeleton has wrapped his legs around her and holds her arms behind her from the back.