GEORGE GROSZ (1893-1959)
GEORGE GROSZ (1893-1959)
GEORGE GROSZ (1893-1959)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION
GEORGE GROSZ (1893-1959)

Selbstporträt (recto); Tragödie (verso)

Details
GEORGE GROSZ (1893-1959)
Selbstporträt (recto); Tragödie (verso)
signed 'GROSZ' (lower right; recto), dated and inscribed 'Selbstporträt 1917' (lower left; recto); signed again 'GROSZ' (lower right; verso)
reed pen and pen and India ink on paper (recto and verso)
20 ¼ x 14 3⁄8 in. (51.5 x 36.5 cm.)
Executed in 1917
Provenance
Private collection, North Germany, by at least 1975, and thence by descent to the present owners.
Literature
U.M. Schneede, ed., George Grosz, Leben und Werk, Stuttgart, 1975, no. 80, p. 173 (recto illustrated p. 54).
U.M. Schneede, George Grosz. Der Künstler in seiner Gesellschaft, Cologne, 1975, no. 31, p. 209 (recto illustrated n.p.).
Further details
Ralph Jentsch has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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