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Death Giving Comfort

Kollwitz, Käthe

Last Updated: Nov-29-1999
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Winkler, Mary


Two figures form a weighty pyramidal unit. Neither figure declares its age or gender, but the foreground figure--the dying-- seems female. She is held and enveloped by a shaded figure representing death. One of death's hands holds the limp arm of the dying while the other wipes her closed eyes.

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