Kollwitz, Kathe

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Name
Kollwitz, Kathe Gender: F
Schmidt, Kathe
born on 8 July 1867 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Königsberg/Ostpreussen, Germany, 54n43, 20e30
Timezone LMT m20e30 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°40' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°17 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°26'



Portrait of Kathe Kollwitz 
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Kathe Kollwitz

Biography

German artist, a print maker and sculptor. Through her lifetime she was an eloquent spokesperson for victims of social injustice, war and inhumanity. Kollwitz was the first woman elected to the Berlin Academy, 1919, serving as director of the academy's master classes for graphic arts from 1928 until the Nazis dismissed her in 1933.

She married Karl Kollwitz in 1891, a physician who practiced in the city's working-class district. Kollwitz died 4/22/1945 at the Castle of Moritzburg, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1919 (Elected to the Berlin Academy)

Source Notes

Taeger Lexikon quotes Preuss for 10:00 AM and Niehenke for 9:30 AM

Categories

  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Prints, sculpture)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Arts)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social

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