KOLLWITZ (GERMAN 1867-1945
Study for “Losbruch”, a charcoal drawing from the
“Bauernkrieg” Plate 6 (out of 25) from the Richter portfolio
as published in Käthe Kollwitz / Handzeichnungen / in originalgetreuen
Wiedergaben/Emil Richter Verlag Dresden compiled by A. Wagner and issued ca.
1927 by Inhaber dr. R.H.Meier and directed by Fritz Boettger. Original drawing owned by Oskar Schmits (Blasewitz)
The publisher Verlag Emil Richter in Dresden gained
exclusive publication rights, and from 1910 to 1930 extensively published and
distributed her complete graphic works. After the bankruptcy of Galerie Emil
Richter art dealer Alexander von der Becke took over the inventory of Käthe
Kollwitz's unsold prints as well as her printing plates.