Käthe Kollwitz ( * 1867 † 1945 )

Käthe Kollwitz - Self-portrait

Biography of Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz was born on July 8th, 1867 in Königsberg in Prussia and is one of the mot famous German artist of the 20th century. Her artwork is representative of the Expressionist movement as well as the Realistic art movement.

Käthe Kollwitz's father promoted her talent as from she was a child so that she could attend the "women academy of artists" in Berlin ("Damenakademie des Vereins der Berliner Künstlerinnen") and later become a student of Ludwig Herterich in Munich She attended her first major exhibition in Berlin, in 1898.

Käthe Kollwitz died on April 22nd, 1945 in Moritzburg, near Dresden.



Wall art prints and famous paintings by Käthe Kollwitz
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