Begräbnis III. Klasse. 1930. Watercolor and ink. Signed in lower right. On creme wove paper by P. M. Fabriano (twice with the watermark). 63.5 x 45.5 cm (25 x 17.9 in) , almost the full sheet. [CH].
Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Mr. Ralph Jentsch on May 14, 2019. The work will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of works on paper, currently compiled by Mr. Ralph Jentsch. We are grateful for the kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Düsseldorf/Berlin (1930-1932, verso with truncated gallery label). Private collection Munich/Tel Aviv (until 1994). Galerie Thomas, Munich. Private collection Belgium.
EXHIBITION: George Grosz. Ölgemälde und Aquarelle, exhibition at Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Düsseldorf, October 1930, cat. no. 31. Twelfth International Exhibition of Watercolors, Art Institute, Chicago, March 31 - May 30, 1932 (verso with the exhibition label. Loan from Galerie Flechheim, intended for sale after the exhibition, not returned to Galerie Flechtheim). Papiergeschichten, Galerie Thomas, Munich, until August 15, 1998, catalog 62 (there with color illu.).
LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, Munich, auction 200, Modern Art, December 5, 1994, lot no. 66 (with color illu.).