November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 275: KOLLWITZ, KÄTHE. Autograph Postcard Signed, twice, "K Kollwitz" or "Kollwitz," to Lili Zadek-Popper, in German,(26 views)
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Description: "IT WOULD BE BAD IF THIS [ZIONIST] MOVEMENT WOULD FAIL" KOLLWITZ, KÄTHE. Autograph Postcard Signed, twice, "K Kollwitz" or "Kollwitz," to Lili Zadek-Popper, in German, expressing her view about the news suggesting that Zionism has failed, and inviting her to visit in Berlin. 2 pages, oblong 12mo, written on the recto and verso of card; short tear with minor loss to text at an upper corner, faint scattered staining. Berlin, 3 September 1927
"[T]he words of the letter you sent . . . were written in Hebrew. Thanks for the German greeting at the margin.
"There is much discussion in the newspapers about the decline of the Zionist Movement. It would be bad if this great movement would fail.
". . . I remain in contact with you mother and brother, who is employed at the Tagesblatt. . . ."