Gesenkter Frauenkopf (Bowed Woman's Head)

Käthe Kollwitz, German, 1867 - 1945


1905; published after 1945

Drypoint on wove paper

Impression: 14 3/8 × 11 7/8 in. (36.5 × 30.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



A. von der Becke, Berlin, Germany


Place Made: Germany, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Embossed, lower right: A.V.D. BECKE / MUENCHEN 22

Course History

SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I-Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2014

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2014

GERM 3.01, Introdoctory German (cont.), Heidi Denzel, Fall 2022


Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1963.

Catalogue Raisonne

A. Klipstein, Kaethe Kollwitz: Verzeichnis des Graphischen Werkes, Bern, 1955, no. 77.

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