Lot 71: Kathe Kollwitz German, 1867-1945 Two Heads of Children, 1912
November 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Two Heads of Children, 1912
Signed Kollwitz (lr); also signed on the sheet (lr)
Black chalk on paper
9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches (24.1 x 31.2 cm)
New Art Center Gallery, New York
Erich Cohn collection, New York
Herbert Bittner, Kathe Kollwitz: Drawings, 1959, 111, as circa 1925
Otto Nagel, Kathe Kollwitz: Die Handzeichnungen, Berlin 1972, p. 327, no. 704, illus., as Zwei Kinderkopfe
C The Eileen & Herbert C. Bernard Collection
Hinged in several places along upper margin with paper tape; small tear upper right at edge; paper darkened in image. Two vertical tears at top center edge, stabilized with archival tape. Few small tears from framing nails along the bottom. There were a few small paper losses at the bottom edge, damage from the framing nails. We have retained these pieces for future restoration.
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