Falstaff. 1900. Oil on panel. Balogh 561. Signed and dated "22.1.1900" in center at bottom. Verso with several labels and hand-written numbers. 19 x 14.7 cm (7.4 x 5.7 in).
PROVENANCE: Art Auctions Adolf Weinmüller, Munich, auction in October 1959, lot 93 (with illu.). Private collection René von Schleinitz (1890-1972), Milwaukee/Wisconsin. Milwaukee Art Center Collection, Milwaukee/Wisconsin, obtained as gift from René von Schleinitz Foundation on August 21, 1962, until 1999 part of the collection (with collection label on verso of frame, there with date of receipt and the number "M 62.133"). Neumeister, Munich, auction on September 29, 1999, lot 528 (with illu.). Private collection Southern Germany.
LITERATURE: Rudolf M. Bisanz, Grützner, Eduard, in: The René von Schleinitz collection of the Milwaukee Art Center. Major schools of German 19th-century popular painting, collection catalog Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee/Wisconsin 1980, p. 99, cat. no. 49 (with illu.). Rudolf M. Bisanz, Grützner in der Neuen Welt. Die Gemälde Eduard Grützners im Milwaukee Art Museum, in: Die Kunst 99, issue 10 (1987), p. 813 (with illu.).