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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1041

    George Grosz (1893-1959)

    Bettler, Berlin

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    George Grosz (1893-1959)
    Bettler, Berlin
    signed 'GROSZ' (lower left)
    gouache, watercolor and brush and black ink on paper
    23 ½ x 18 1/8 in. (59.8 x 46.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1928


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    Ralph Jentsch has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    The artist (until 1957).
    Private collection, Baltimore (1957).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    New York, Soufer Gallery, George Grosz, Watercolors of the Twenties and Thirties, November-December 1995, no. 10 (illustrated).
    Venice, The Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Madrid, Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza and Barcelona, Centre de Cultura Contemporània, George Grosz, The Berlin Years, March 1997-January 1998, p. 150, no. 334 (illustrated).