Käthe Kollwitz

Blanche and Henry Rosenberg
Collection of Modern Art

Käthe Kollwitz
(German, 1867–1945)
Lamentation, 1938-40
Bronze
10" x 9 5/8" x 4 1/2"
UWM Art Collection, 1974.192
Bequest of Blanche and Henry Rosenberg


In 1938, Käthe Kollwitz attended the funeral of her dear friend Ernst Barlach. Her mourning is expressed in the bronze relief "Lamentation" completed in 1940.

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