Visit to the HospitalArtist(s)Käthe KollwitzArtist NationalityGerman (culture, style, period)Object Creation Date1929Medium & Supportwoodcut on Japan paperDimensions
10 ⅞ in x 14 ⅛ in (27.62 cm x 35.88 cm);12 3/10 in x 16 ¼ in (31.27 cm x 41.28 cm);18 ⅛ in x 22 ⅛ in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)Credit LineMuseum PurchaseSubject matter
Kollwitz's work tended to focus on death, the intimate drama of personal relationships, and suffering caused by the social problems that stemmed from city life during her time.This print portrays her most common themes, as a mother and child look over the sick man as he lies in his bed.Physical Description
A woman sits on the edge of a bed in which a figure lays. A child stands next to the woman. A chair with a bag on it sits in the right bottom corner.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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