Käthe Kollwitz

1867 - 1945

Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt (German pronunciation: [kɛːtə kɔlvɪt͡s]; 8 July 1867 – 22 April 1945), was a German artist who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture. Her most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger and war on the working class. Despite the realism of her early works, her art is now more closely associated with Expressionism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Käthe Kollwitz has received more than 602,028 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 17th most popular artist.

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Among artists, Käthe Kollwitz ranks 17 out of 61Before her are Yves Klein, Hans Holbein the Younger, Hiroshige, El Lissitzky, Luca Signorelli, and Theo van Doesburg. After her are Anders Zorn, Marina Abramović, Kurt Schwitters, Banksy, Adolph Menzel, and Josef Albers.

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Among people born in 1867, Käthe Kollwitz ranks 10Before her are Józef Piłsudski, Luigi Pirandello, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Emil Nolde, and Natsume Sōseki. After her are Mary of Teck, Margaret Brown, Emily Greene Balch, Pierre Bonnard, Walther Rathenau, and Johannes Fibiger. Among people deceased in 1945, Käthe Kollwitz ranks 39Before her are August von Mackensen, Hans Geiger, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Ernst Busch, Hans Fischer, and Friedrich Fromm. After her are Hans Krebs, Roland Freisler, Francis William Aston, Robert Ley, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, and Edgar Cayce.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Käthe Kollwitz ranks 164 out of 2,050Before her are Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Christian Goldbach (1690), False Dmitry I (1581), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Ivan Krylov (1769), and Pyotr Bagration (1765). After her are Roland Freisler (1893), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Ivan Goncharov (1812), and Felix Steiner (1896).

Among ARTISTS In Russia

Among artists born in Russia, Käthe Kollwitz ranks 2Before her are El Lissitzky (1890).

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