Hermann Kätelhön

Four Mining Scenes

Hermann Kätelhön

Four Mining Scenes

This set of four industrial etchings by German illustrator Herman Kätelhön (1884-1940) depict scenes relating to the mining community.

They were produced during the early 20th-century when the artist worked in Essen. 

Between 1918 and 1940, Kätelhön produced various etchings and lithographs describing the ever-industrialised German landscape and the workers labouring within it. He held a deep respect for the mining community and immersed himself in its claustrophobic underground world.

All four are signed in pencil, framed and glazed.

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Medium: Etching on paper
Overall size: Ranging from 13” x 15½” / 33cm x 39cm to 22” x 19½” / 57cm x 50cm
Year of creation: c. 1925
Condition: Artwork presents well with some undulation. Frames with some light wear.

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