Abschied signed with artist's initials and stamped with the foundry mark 'KK H. NOACK BERLIN' (on the reverse) bronze with light brown patina on wooden base height of bronze 6 3/4in. (17cm) height with base 8 3/16in. (20.8cm) Conceived in 1940-1941; this example cast in 1959
PROVENANCE Galerie St. Ettienne, New York. Collection of Abe and Ella Lerner, New York (acquired from the above). By descent from above to the present owner.
Ms. Annette Seeler, believes the present work was probably cast in 1959. Ms. Seeler is currently preparing the catalogue raisonné of the sculptures by Käthe Kollwitz for the Käthe Kollwitz Museum, Cologne.
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