Karl Holtz


Karl Holtz
(German, 1899–1978)
Frederich Strasse, 1920
Sheet: 13 1/4″ x 19 1/2″
UWM Art Collection, 1993.018.04
Gift of Janet and Marvin Fishman

Karl Holtz depicts a crowded city street in Nuremberg during a period of economic and social unrest. Working class men, women and children were favored subjects among artists working after the First World War and were often used to reveal social and political injustices in Germany.