Child’s Head, en face, (Hans Kollwitz), 1893

Brush and grey ink, washed, NT 72

Käthe Kollwitz, Child’s Head, en face, (Hans Kollwitz), 1893, brush and grey ink, washed, NT 72, Cologne Kollwitz Collection © Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln

The Käthe Kollwitz Museum in Cologne has a huge number of private family portraits as the Kreissparkasse Köln, the museum’s sponsor, acquired the core collection from the artist’s estate. This collection comprises a large number of drawings of Kollwitz’ sons and grandchildren. Drawings of her son Hans and her grandchildren as infants have also been preserved.


Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln

Neumarkt 18-24 / Neumarkt Passage

50667 Köln

+49 (0)221 227 2899

+49 (0)221 227 2602

Opening hours

Tue - Sun

11 am – 6 pm

Public holidays

11 am – 6 pm

First Thu each month

11 am – 8 pm



Please note

The Käthe Kollwitz Museum's exhibition rooms are temporarily closed due to extensive renovation work.

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