Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 368

 
368
George Grosz
Sitting Female Nude (Die Ehefrau des Künstlers), 1940.
Oil on paper
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Sitting Female Nude (Die Ehefrau des Künstlers). 1940s.
Oil on paper.
Verso inscribed by a hand other than that of the artist. On creme wove paper. 58.8 x 39.7 cm (23.1 x 15.6 in), the full sheet.

• The artist's wife Eva Grosz, neé Peter
• Made during the artist's longtime stay in the USA (1932-1959).
• A typical, erotic-provocative nude from the 1940s
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Ralph Jentsch on April 16, 2020. The work will be included into his forthcoming catalog raisonné of works on paper. We are grateful for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin (acquired directly from the artist, verso with a hand-writen note).
Galerie Hagemeier, Frankfurt am Main.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: George Grosz, Beate Uhse Erotik Museum, Berlin 1998, p. 32 (with full-page illu.).

368
George Grosz
Sitting Female Nude (Die Ehefrau des Künstlers), 1940.
Oil on paper
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)