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    Sale 2023

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    10 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    George Grosz (1883-1959)

    Burlesque Show, New York

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Grosz (1883-1959)
    Burlesque Show, New York
    signed and dedicated 'To Leon [sic] & Barbara Love from George Grosz Aug. 56 Htg' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper
    18 x 11¼ in. (45.7 x 28.6 cm.)
    Painted in New York, 1932


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    Ralph Jentsch has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Léo and Barbara Sauvage, New York (acquired from the artist, 1956).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property formerly in the Collection of Léo and Barbara Sauvage