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  • Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 284

    George Grosz (1883-1959)

    Abschied (recto); Bei jedem Schlag Brüllte Gilkan Einen Neuen Fluch zu Upton Sinclair "100 (verso)

    Price Realised  

    George Grosz (1883-1959)
    Abschied (recto); Bei jedem Schlag Brüllte Gilkan Einen Neuen Fluch zu Upton Sinclair "100 (verso)
    signed 'GROSZ' (recto, lower right); signed 'GROSZ' (verso, lower right)
    pen and India ink on paper (recto & verso)
    25½ x 20 3/8 in. (64.2 x 51.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1920


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    This drawing is sold with a photo-certificate from Ralph Jentsch who will include it in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper by George Grosz.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1984, lot 181.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 8 October 1987, lot 80.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, The Piccadilly Gallery, George Grosz, December 1973.
    Gavirate, Varese, Chiostro di Voltorre, Le carte di Grosz, May - September 1995 (illustrated p. 55).