Notice

For visitors to Van Gogh in America, operation hours are extended until 5 p.m. Tues-Thurs and 6 p.m. Sat-Sun.

Seated Old Woman, between 1900 and 1902

  • Paula Modersohn-Becker, German, 1876-1907

Etching and aquatint printed in black-green ink on cream wove paper

  • Plate: 7 3/8 × 5 3/4 inches (18.7 × 14.6 cm) Sheet: 11 1/2 × 9 5/8 inches (29.2 × 24.4 cm)

Museum Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund

2003.84

Signed, lower left corner: f. Paula Modersohm-Becker | O. Modersohm

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: [illegible, possibly Felsing]

2003-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Wilkinson, MaryAnn. "A Great Simplicity of Form: Two Works by Paula Modersohn-Becker." Bulletin of the DIA 80, no. 1/2 (2006): p. 28 (ill.).

Paula Modersohn-Becker, Seated Old Woman, between 1900 and 1902, etching and aquatint printed in black-green ink on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund, 2003.84.