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The Apostle of Freedom: In the Cell

Der Friedensapostle in der Zelle
Artist: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880 - 1938) Primary
Date: 1923
20th century
Dimensions: 3.15 x 2.17 in. (8 x 5.5 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Medium and Support: Woodcut on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.772
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Illustration from Neben der Heerstrasse (Off the Main Road) by Swiss author Jakob Bosshart.

Kirchner moved to Switzerland in 1918, where he befriended the author Jakob Bosshart. This woodcut was part of a suite of illustrations that accompanied a collection of six novellas by the author.


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