• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 285

    George Grosz (1883-1959)

    Innere Stimme...Auf Urlaub (recto); Strandtypen (verso)

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    George Grosz (1883-1959)
    Innere Stimme...Auf Urlaub (recto); Strandtypen (verso)
    stamped with the signature (recto, lower right); with the George Grosz Nachlass stamp numbered '3-84-4' (verso, lower left)
    pen and India ink on paper (recto & verso)
    25¼ x 19½ in. (64.1 x 49.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1925


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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. 3-84-4).
    Anonymous sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 7-8 June 1990, lot 391.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    G. Grosz, Über alles die Liebe, Berlin, 1930 (illustrated p. 60).


    Exhibited

    Gavirate, Varese, Chiostro di Voltorre, Le carte di Grosz, May - September 1995 (illustrated p. 81).