7 November 2007
George Grosz (1893-1959)
signed 'Grosz' (lower right)
watercolor and brush and India ink on paper
26¼ x 18 7/8 in. (66.7 x 47.9 cm.)
Painted in 1937
Erich Cohn, New York (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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