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Peasant War print 1: The Tiller

Peasant War print 1: The Tiller, 1907 — Käthe Kollwitz

Peasant War print 1: The Tiller is an Expressionist, Etching Printmaking created by Käthe Kollwitz in 1907. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Work, Suffering, and The Peasant War. Source

The Tiller is the first print in the Käthe Kollwitz's series The Peasant War. The theme documented the a Reformation-era German revolution that began in 1525 — where peasants rose up against their feudal rulers and the opressions of the church.

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