17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM A FAMILY COLLECTION
George Grosz (1893-1959)
The First Christians
titled 'The First Christians' (upper right); with Nachlass stamp (on the reverse)
watercolor and pen and India ink on paper
19 5/8 x 24 ½ in. (50 x 62.3 cm.)
Executed in 1934
Estate of the artist.
Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 19 May 1981, lot 155.
Robert Atkins, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1985.
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