Self-portrait, 1934

Charcoal on laid paper, NT (1240a)

Käthe Kollwitz, Self-portrait, 1934, charcoal on laid paper, NT (1240a), Cologne Kollwitz Collection © Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln

This shows the artist not looking into the mirror, but turning away. It was created one year after Hitler had come to power.


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