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Dr. Richard A. Simms collection of prints and drawings by Käthe Kollwitz and other artists, 1770s-2007, undated

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Simms (Dr. Richard A.) collection of prints and drawings by Käthe Kollwitz and other artists

Title: Dr. Richard A. Simms collection of prints and drawings by Käthe Kollwitz and other artists
Dates: 1770s-2007, undated
Number: 2016.PR.34
Creator/Collector: Simms, Richard A., Dr.
Extent: 237.61 Linear Feet (92 boxes, 6 flat file folders)
Abstract: Assembled over a period of forty years, the collection comprises approximately 560 works on paper by Käthe Kollwitz and other predominantly German and other European artists from the late 19th and the early 20th century, whose work exemplifies the artistic directions of the period, such as realism or naturalism, impressionism, symbolism, and expressionism. Several of the artists represented were like Käthe Kollwitz members of the modernist movement Berlin Secession, including Ernst Barlach, Max Klinger, Lovis Corinth, Emil Nolde, or Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Most extensively represented are Lovis Corinth, Otto Greiner, Max Klinger, Wilhelm Leibl, Ludwig Meidner, Max Pechstein, Franz Skarbina, Max Slevogt, and Karl Stauffer-Bern. Present are works by Emma Bormann, Lyonel Feininger, Walter Grammatté, George Grosz, Peter Halm, Karl Jakob Hirsch, Arthur Kampf, Melchior Lechter, Wilhelm Leibl, Friedrich von Liphart, Hans Meid, Wilhelm Morgner, Rolf Nesch, Emil Orlik, Bernhard Pankok, Jules Pascin, Ilya Repin, Christian Rohlfs, Rudolf Schlichter, Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, Franz von Stuck, Hans Thoma, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Albert Welti, and Heinrich Zille. Also included are works by artists from the late 18th and pre-modernist 19th century, including Daniel Chodowiecki, Jean-Baptiste Édouard Detaille, Carl Wilhelm Kolbe the Elder, and Alfred Rethel.
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Language: Collection material is in German
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Author: Isabella Zuralski-Yeager


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