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Tod (Death)
  • Käthe Kollwitz
    born: Königsberg, Prussia (present-day Kaliningrad, Russia) ; died: Moritzburg, Germany
  • Tod (Death), 1897
  • Ein Weberaufstand (The Weaver's Rebellion), Plate 2
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • lithograph, chine collé
  • Paper Type: heavy white wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 222 x 184 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum in honor of Frederick W. Pawlicki, Interim Director 2004–2005
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0058
Catalogue raisonné

Shadowy scene. Man standing on right with back to the viewer. To the left of the man is a skeletal figure, pointing to a man seated on the left, who is leaning against the wall. To the left of the skeletal figure is a little girl.