Working Woman in Left Profile (Arbeitfrau im Profil nach Links)
19 13/16 x 14 15/16 in. (50.3 x 37.9 cm)
(1867 - 1945)
Medium and Support:
Lithograph in brown ink on wove paper
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.
Location: Not currently on view
In this image, Kollwitz depicts a private moment of a single woman. The figure's illuminated face and hands stand out from her dark surroundings. Seemingly unaware of the viewer's presence, this solitary figure conveys a sense of dignity and burden.
Oversized, roughened hands are a common feature of Kollwitz' figures. By highlighting her large capable hands, Kollwitz reminds the viewer of this laborer's toil.
Reference: Auguste Klipstein, "Käthe Kollwitz: Verzeichnis des Graphischen Werkes," Bern, 1955: 67 IIc
Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr., Geneseo, New York; their gift to the Gallery in 1994
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Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Candace J. Adelson, ed.
For the Enjoyment of Art: Gifts of Dr. and Mrs. James Lockhart, Jr..
Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1995.
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