Kathe Kollwitz
1867-1945, German

Selbstbildnis im Profil Nach Rechts
1867-1945, German

An evocative self portrait by German Expressionist artist Kathe Kollwitz, lithograph, image size approximately 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, sheet size 22 3/8 x 18 inches, 1938. Kollwitz was known for her dramatic images of the poor, especially women and children, and the stark realities of poverty and war. She also created many self portraits over the course of her long career, this litho being her last one.


March of the Weavers
1867-1945, German

This is an evocative etching by Kathe Kollwitz, from her series "The Weaver's Revolt". Image size 8 x 11 3/8 inches, mid century restrike published by Von der Becke, blindstamp in the lower right margin, with the label from Ferdinand Roten Galleries. Kollwitz was a German Expressionist artist known for her dramatic images of the poor, especially women and children, and the stark realities of poverty and war. Her two most famous series are the 'Weaver's Revolt' and the 'Peasant War', both inspired by historical events.

Painting

Cattle Crossing
1848-1923, American

William Preston Phelps was a plein air painter. In 1876, he travelled to Europe and began studying at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich. He later moved to New York and then back to Europe with his friend William Meritt Chase.

Framed oil on canvas, 25 x 48 inches. Provenance originally sold by Doll & Richards, label on back. Painting is in original custom frame. Signed in the lower right with the word "munchen," meaning it was painted in Munich. Circa 1879.

Print

Harvest, San Juan, New Mexico
1842-1914, American

Etching, 6 x 12 1/8 inches, 1883, cat: Wright- 62, plate signed, framed

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

This hilltop view of Mt. Monadnock by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches and is pencil signed and dated 1932. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.