Seated Mother Tightly Embracing Her Child, Käthe Kollwitz
Käthe Kollwitz
Seated Mother Tightly Embracing Her Child
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Käthe Kollwitz

Seated Mother Tightly Embracing Her Child, ca. 1899


Blatt
402 x 362 mm
Physical Description
Black chalk, charcoal, and white chalk
Inventory Number
SG 359
Object Number
SG 359 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1911
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Seated Mother Tightly Embracing Her Child
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Black chalk, charcoal, and white chalk
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten rechts (mit Bleistift): Kollwitz
Captions Added Later
Verso Stempel der Städtischen Galerie, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2371c)
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft
Work Catalogues
  • Nagel/Timm 155

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1911

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 42A36 mother playing with baby (fondling, dandling, crooning)
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 31D112 child
Secondary
  • 31A235 sitting figure
  • 33A14 embracing each other, kissing

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19.02.2024