Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 445

 

445
George Grosz
Maler und Modell, 1930/1937.
Watercolor, Gouache and ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,900
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 64.974

(incl. surcharge)
Maler und Modell. 1930/1937.
Watercolor, Gouache and ink drawing.
Twice signed and dated "Grosz 30" and "Grosz 37" in bottom right. On smooth wove paper. Ca. 54.5 x 45.9 cm (21.4 x 18 in), size of sheet.
[AR].
• Studio scene in the artist's unmistakable figurative style.
• Grosz signed and dated his drawing twice: for the first time in 1930, when he was still living in Berlin, the second time in 1937, after his emigration to the USA in 1933
• Works by the artist are in internationally acclaimed museums, like Tate, London, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, or the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
.

Accompanied by a photo expertise by Ralph Jentsch, Berlin/Rome, from April 29, 2021. The work will be inlcuded into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of works on paper.

PROVENANCE: Artist's studio, Berlin, 1930.
Artist's studio, Douglaston, Long Island (NY), 1937.
Private collection New York.
Galerie Thomas, Munich, 2009.
Private collection Europe.

EXHIBITION: Magic Realism. Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33, Tate Modern, London, July 30, 2018 - July 14, 2019 (with color illu. on p. 41).




445
George Grosz
Maler und Modell, 1930/1937.
Watercolor, Gouache and ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,900
Sold:
€ 57,500 / $ 64.974

(incl. surcharge)