List of Artists → Käthe Kollwitz
Käthe Kollwitz (Königsberg 1867 - Moritzburg 1945) - Artist
Graphic artist and sculptor, one of the most renowned German female artists of the 20th cent. She was trained the drawing school of the 'Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen' under K. Stauffer-Bern, under E. Neide in Königsberg as well as under L. von Herterich in Munich. She joined the Berlin secession. She is most famous for her graphic cycles on the misery of the working classes. In 1910 she also began sculpting. Mus.: Cologne (Kollwitz Mus.), Dresden, Berlin a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Klipstein: K.K. - Verzeichnis des Graphischen Werkes 1890-1912, Knesebeck: WVZ der Graphik a. others.