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Battlefield

A black and white, darkly lit scene of a hunched figure holding a bright light, exposing bodies on the ground.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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  • A black and white, darkly lit scene of a hunched figure holding a bright light, exposing bodies on the ground.

Date:

1907

Artist:

Käthe Kollwitz
German, 1867-1945

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Käthe Kollwitz

Title

Battlefield

Place

Germany (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1907

Medium

Etching and soft ground on paper

Dimensions

Plate: 40.2 × 52.7 cm (15 7/8 × 20 3/4 in.); Sheet: 54.8 × 70.2 cm (21 5/8 × 27 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Paepcke

Reference Number

1957.21

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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