George Grosz (1893-1959)
George Grosz (1893-1959)


George Grosz (1893-1959)
signed 'Grosz' (lower right) and titled and numbered 'Fleischerwagen No. 1' (extreme lower left)
watercolor on paper
20 3/8 x 27 1/8 in. (51.6 x 68.9 cm.)
Painted in 1929
Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 3 April 1974, lot 165.
F. Foster (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 November 1994, lot 191.
Private collection, Germany (by 2000).
Richard Cohn, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 5 May 2004, lot 134.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Madrid, Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza and Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, George Grosz: The Berlin Years, March 1997-January 1998, p. 152, no. 340 (illustrated in color).
Kamakura, The Museum of Modern Art; The Itami City Museum of Art and Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, George Grosz: BerlinNew York, April-September 2000, p. 185, no. II-82 (illustrated, p. 113).

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