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Inscription

lower right in black chalk or pastel: Kollwitz

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Probably Ernst Heinrich, prince of Saxony; (C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf); Robert and Chris Petteys, Sterling, Colorado, acquired 1982; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History

1992
Käthe Kollwitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992, no. 33, as Self-Portrait in Profile Facing Right.
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 118, as Self-Portrait.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 1.

Bibliography

1972
Nagel, Otto. The Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz. New York: Galerie St. Etienne; Crown Publishers, 1972.
1982
Petteys, Chris. Dictionary of Women Artists, an international dictionary of women artists born before 1900. Boston, 1982: repro. as frontispiece.
1988
Fecht, Tom. Käthe Kollwitz: Das Farbige Werk. West Berlin, 1987: no. 11, repro. 7 (2nd ed. translated. by A.S. Wensinger and R.H. Wood, New York, 1988: no. 11, repro. 7 and cover).
1993
Timm, Werner. Käthe Kollwitz, Meisterwerke. Munich, 1993: no. 12, repro. section 1.
1994
_Woman's Art Journal 15/1 (1994): repro. cover.
2001
_A Century of Drawing. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 1.
2010
Kunz , Armin. “German Drawings, Washington.” Review of German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection 1580-1900.” In The Burlington Magazine 152, no. 1,291 (October 2010): 702.

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