3 February 2010
George Grosz (1883-1959)
signed 'GROSZ' (lower right); with the George Grosz Nachlass stamp numbered '5-197-8' (on the reverse)
pencil on paper
18 1/8 x 23¾ in. (46.3 x 60 cm.)
Executed in 1931
The artist's estate (no. 5-197-8).
Galerie Schweinsteiger, Munich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the late 1980s.
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Gavirate, Varese, Chiostro di Voltorre, Le carte di Grosz, May - September 1995, p. 93 (illustrated).
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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