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

Street Fight

George Grosz (1893-1959)
Street Fight
signed and dated 'Grosz 34' (lower right); signed and dated again and inscribed 'Grosz 1934 Bayside 40-41 221 Street Bayside Lg Island' (on the reverse)
watercolor on paper
19 ½ x 24 ¼ in. (49.5 x 61.6 cm.)
Painted in 1934
Mr. and Mrs. Erich Cohn, New York (acquired from the artist, 1934).
Anon. sale, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 20 May 1960, lot 148.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.
J. Barnitz et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Art of the Western Hemisphere, New York, 1988, vol. II, pp. 100-101, no. 48 (illustrated in color).
Wallingford, Connecticut, The Choate School, January-February 1965 (on loan).
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