Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 80

 
80
George Grosz
Crime doesnt´t pay - The Case of the own Club, 1932.
Collage
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Crime doesnt´t pay - The Case of the own Club. 1932.
Collage, partly worked over in colors.
Lower right with collaged name, date, title and with inscription "done 1932 for Vanity fair". On light board. 54 x 44 cm (21,2 x 17,3 in), size of sheet.

Accompanied by a certificate issued by Ralph Jentsch, Rome, from 4 November, 2013. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of works on paper.

PROVENANCE: Made in New York 1932.
Artist's studio, Berlin (1932).
Private collection.
Holdings Collection, Grenoble.
Camillos Kouros Gallery, New York.
Private collection Southern Germany.

LITERATURE: "Vanity Fair", vol. 41, no. 3, November 1933, illustration for "Bark, the Morish Slave" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, p. 34 (there with title "Crime Never Pays").

[JS].

80
George Grosz
Crime doesnt´t pay - The Case of the own Club, 1932.
Collage
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 26.775

(incl. 25% surcharge)