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Plaster model. Seated figure holds youth in lap.

Signed

On rough block signed at back Kollwitz

Provenance

1954, Rosen Gallery, Berlin; By 1958, Rosen Gallery sold to Hyman Swetzoff, Swetzoff Gallery, Boston [see note 1]. 1958, gift of Hyman Swetzoff to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1958) NOTES: [1] Letter from Gerd Rosen to Hans Kollwitz (son of Kathe Kollwitz), Nov. 15, 1954, and letter of Hans Kollwitz to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman W. Swetzoff in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Swetzoff

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

German, 20th century, 1913

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

74.29 x 45.72 x 48.26 cm (29 1/4 x 18 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

58.390

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture