Charge, Käthe Kollwitz
Käthe Kollwitz
Charge
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Käthe Kollwitz

Charge, 1902 – 1903

Sheet 5 of the cycle ‘Peasant War’


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679 x 741 mm
Platte
515 x 592 mm
Physical Description
Line etching, drypoint, aquatint, reservage, and soft ground
Inventory Number
SG 2720
Object Number
SG 2720 D
Acquisition
Acquired in 1940 as a transferal by the City of Frankfurt am Main from the Julius Heyman Collection
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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The cycle’s heroine urges the tumultuous throng of peasants to battle with a vigorous upward thrust of her hands. Kollwitz has embedded the expressively dynamic female figure and the wildly charging men in a landscape animated by various textures but ultimately abstract.

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28.05.2024