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Studies of the artist's left hand; clenched and open, wearing a ring. c.1891
Pen and black ink, with black wash
- Production date
Height: 320 millimetres
Width: 238 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- These studies of the artist's left hand with her engagement ring were drawn before her marriage in June, 1891.
Lit.: Otto Nagel (ed) and Werner Timm, with Sibylle Schallenburg-Nagel, 'Käthe Kollwitz. Die Handzeichnungen' Stuttgart, 1980 (2nd ed) no.45; F. Carey and M. Egremont, 'Portrait of the Artist: Käthe Kollwitz', Birmingham, Ikon, 2017, p.33, fig. 16.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2019-20, 2 September-12 January, London, BM, G90, Portrait of the Artist: Käthe Kollwitz
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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