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W16 Barndt - GERMAN 303 - Between the Wars - visit 1

Expressionism and the First World War

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Die Sonne, No. 3 from the series 10 Holzschnitte...
woodcut | paper
Museum Purchase
Christian Rohlfs
Dancers (Zwei Tänzende)
1908 - 1918
linoleum cut | paper
Museum Purchase
This dynamic print shows a figure on a horse in the center, with another horse to the left and a dog on the right. The rider and the horse are leaning into a turn and the horse's curly tail trails behind. Action lines and swirls radiate out from the figures in the center.
Franz Marc
woodblock | paper
Museum Purchase
Käthe Kollwitz
'Bauernkrieg' (Peasant War Cycle). Losbruch (Outbreak)
aquatint and etching | paper
Museum Purchase
In the foreground, a man and a woman carry a child as they move to the left of the page. The man carries the child's body, while the woman holds the childs head. The man's face is turned towards the left, while the woman's head is bowed toward the child. The man and woman are dressed in dark clothes, while the child is shown in white. The child's arm hangs limp. A crowd of children is gathered in the background, looking at the three main figures.
Käthe Kollwitz
Child Run Over
softground etching | paper
Museum Purchase
George Grosz
A Dream
pen, ink and wash | off-white laid paper
Museum Purchase
A human face in anguish, with hands raised to his cheeks, looks out from the center of a visual field full of slashing diagonals and explosive triangles of color. On the left side, smoke billows.
Otto Dix
Artillery Battle (Artillerieschlacht)
charcoal and gouache | paper mounted on linen
Museum Purchase
A man clothed in pants, shoes, and a long-sleeved shirt sits at a small table with his hands folded. Part of a loaf of bread sits on the upper left corner of the table. The man is in a small room with a small, square, barred window high on the wall behind him. There is a toilet without a lid behind him to his left.
George Grosz
In Prison
ink | wove paper
Gift of Herbert Barrows
Christian Rohlfs
1849 - 1938
color woodcut | paper
Museum Purchase
Three-quarter profile view of a woman’s face<br />
Käthe Kollwitz
lithograph | paper
Bequest of Jean Paul Slusser
A group of seven men kneel and pray around a radiant figure representing God. God is in the viewer&#39;s upper left, and the supplicants are arranged around him. Hands project into the scene from behind God, suggesting additional figures kneeling in prayer behind.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 6 - And Forgive Us Our Sins (Das Vaterunser - Und vergieb uns unsre Schuld)
woodcut with hand-coloring | paper
Museum Purchase
Max Beckmann
Hunger. No. 4 from the Series of Ten Prints, 'Die Hölle' (Hell).
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase


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