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Kneeling Woman with Dying Child (Kniende Frau mit sterbenden Kind)

Ernst Barlach

European Art

MEDIUM Woodcut on laid paper
  • Place Made: Germany
  • DATES 1919
    DIMENSIONS Image: 9 x 12 5/8 in. (22.9 x 32.1 cm) Sheet: 10 9/16 x 16 9/16 in. (26.8 x 42.1 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed, "E. Barlach" lower right in pencil
    INSCRIPTIONS Lower left in graphite: "Handdruck;" lower center in graphite: "[illegible] 10/10 19"; lower right later addition in graphite: "55.165.76"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 55.165.76
    STATE Artist's Proof
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. F.H. Hirschland
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Ernst Barlach (German, 1870-1938). Kneeling Woman with Dying Child (Kniende Frau mit sterbenden Kind), 1919. Woodcut on laid paper, Image: 9 x 12 5/8 in. (22.9 x 32.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. F.H. Hirschland, 55.165.76 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.165.76_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 55.165.76_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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