George Grosz (1893-1959)
Neben uns, Strassenszene, Berlin
signed, titled and inscribed 'grosz N. 15 neben uns' (lower right); with the Estate stamp and numbered '1 40 8' (on the reverse)
watercolour, pen and ink and white heightening on paper
23¼ x 18 1/8 in. (59 x 46 cm.)
Executed circa 1929; with a further pencil study to the reverse, Bordellszene
The George Grosz Estate, 1959.
Anonymous sale, Finarte, Milan, 16 June 1998, lot 202.
Anonymous sale, Finarte, Rome, 26 March 2003, lot 270.
Private collection, Venice, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Ralph Jentsch has confirmed the authenticity of this work which will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper by George Grosz.