London, South Kensington
26 June 2015
PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR
George Grosz (1893-1959)
signed 'GROSZ' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'George Grosz pictor 1945 DOUGLASTON Lg Is' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
20 1/2 x 26 1/4 in. (52.2 x 66.6 cm.)
Associated American Artists Galleries, New York.
The Edward James Foundation, England; sale, Christie's, London, 25 June 1985, lot 167.
Galerie Kurt Kalb, Vienna.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Ralph Jentsch has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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