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 Print created by Käthe Kollwitz in 1907. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Work, Suffering and The Peasant War. SourceDownload

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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.

Reed Enger, "Peasant War print 1: The Tiller," in Obelisk Art History, Published January 30, 2016; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/kathe-kollwitz/the-tiller/.

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