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Self-Portrait

Accession Number
2012/2.212

Title
Self-Portrait

Artist(s)
Käthe Kollwitz

Artist Nationality
German (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1921

Medium & Support
etching with burnishing on heavy wove paper

Dimensions
8 1/4 in x 10 5/16 in (20.96 cm x 26.19 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject matter
Self-portrait of Käthe Kollwitz.

Physical Description
This etching depicts a three-quarter profile portrait of a woman’s face. The woman looks contemplatively toward the right with a solemn expression as her head rests against her right hand. The edge of her left shoulder is loosely sketched in the lower right of the composition.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
self-portrait

Rights
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Keywords
artists (visual artists)
hands (animal components)
self-portraits
women (female humans)

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