The Apostle of Freedom: In the Cell
Der Friedensapostle in der Zelle
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(1880 - 1938)
3.15 x 2.17 in. (8 x 5.5 cm)
Medium and Support:
Woodcut on paper
Gift of James Reed, 2017
Not on view.
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.