Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz (1867 – 1945) was a German graphic artist, painter and sculptor and is one of the most famous German artists of the 20th century. With her often serious, sometimes frighteningly realistic lithographs, etchings, copperplate engravings, woodcuts and sculptures, which are based on personal life circumstances and experiences, she developed an independent artistic style integrating influences of Expressionism and Realism.