6 November 2013
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON PAPER
George Grosz (1893-1959)
signed 'GROSZ' (lower right); with Nachlass stamp (on the reverse)
charcoal on paper
25 1/8 x 19 in. (63.7 x 48.2 cm.)
Drawn in 1938
Estate of the artist.
Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner, by 1992.
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Naples, Accademia di Belle Arti, Goya, Daumier, Grosz, Il trionfo dell'idiozia, Pregiudizi, follie e banalità dell'esistenza europea, April-May 1992, p. 241, no. 256 (illustrated, p. 234).
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