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Käthe Kollwitz
German (1867 - 1945) Primary


State: Reproduction; 4th state

6 in. x 7 9/16 in. (15.24 cm x 19.21 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.27.28
Other Number(s): 881 (Donor Number)
Geography: Europe, Germany
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: German
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • etching - Intaglio process in which the design is worked into an acid-resistant substance coating the metal printing plate; the plate is then exposed to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed, to create lines and dark areas. For the single step of exposing the plate to acid, use "biting."
  • funerals - Ceremonies or rites held in connection with the burial or cremation of the body of a deceased person.
  • rites of passage - Ritual ceremonies performed to facilitate or mark a person's change of status upon any of several important social and personal occasions, such as the onset of puberty.
  • social realism - Refers to works depicting realistic situations with tones of social protest, common especially in the 1930s and 1940s. For the representational art in Communist countries sanctioned by the government, use "Socialist Realist."

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 6 x 7 9/16 in. (15.24 x 19.209 cm)

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