Kathe Kollwitz "Begrüssung" original etching
Medium: original etching. Catalogue reference: Klipstein 10. A very rich impression on cream wove paper of this Kollwitz etching, with plate tone. Plate size: 118 x 88mm (4 5/8 x 3 1/2 inches). With full original margins, the sheet measures 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (360 x 262mm). Not signed.
Please note: there have been later editions of this important Kollwitz print, but this is the original first edition, published in Germany by Pan (V-1; 1899-1900); edition of 1100. The Pan inscription is printed at the bottom of the sheet (which demonstrates the provenance).
Kathe Kollwitz original lithograph "Kleines Selbstbildnis"
Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue reference: Klipstein 145 1b. Printed in 1920 on smooth wove paper for the Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart portfolio, and published in Leipzig by Klinkhardt & Biermann in an edition of 500. One of Kollwitz's best known works, the English title is Small Self Portrait. Sheet size: 12 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches (320 x 237 mm). This work can be found in the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York. Not signed.
Condition: there are areas of discoloration to the paper.