• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 282

    George Grosz (1883-1959)

    Black Man, New York

    Price Realised  

    George Grosz (1883-1959)
    Black Man, New York
    stamped twice with the signature (lower right); with the George Grosz Nachlass stamp numbered '1-82-5' (on the reverse)
    watercolour on paper
    24¾ x 19 1/8 in. (62.7 x 48.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1933


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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

    The artist's estate (no. 1-82-5).
    Richard A. Cohn, Ltd., New York.
    Anonymous sale, Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 25 May 1998, lot 289.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Milan, Palazzo Reale, L'anima e il volto: ritratto e fisiognomica da Leonardo a Bacon, October 1998 - March 1999.