Kathe Kollwitz

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Birthday
8, 1867
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 22, 1945 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1867
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 22, 1945 (77)

About

German painter and sculptor whose work depicted an intense account of the human condition and the tragedy of war.

Before Fame

She began taking lessons in drawing and copying plaster casts when she was twelve.

Trivia

She was depicted in a bronze bust by artist Birgit Stauch.

Family Life

She married Karl Kollwitz in 1891.

Associated With

She is a subject in William T. Vollman's novel Europe Central.