Past exhibitions: Bridge over chaos (Spring 2016): OBIT FOR NOBODY

George GROSZ (1893-1959)Reed pen and pen and ink on paper59,3 x 46 cmAnnotated lower left “Obit for nobody/26” lower right and “to Ben Hecht 1001 Afternoons in New York 1941”Stamped on the reverse “GEORGE GROSZ NACHLASS” and numbered 4-49-10PROVENANCEThe Estate of George GroszLITERATUREBen Hecht, 1001 Afternoons in New York, illustrated p. 57, New York, 1941Juerg M. Judin (Ed.), George Grosz. Die Jahre in Amerika 1933-1958, cat.-no. 51, illustrated p. 153, Ostfildern, 2009EXHIBITIONGeorge Grosz. Berlin-New York, Tra Visioni e Reality, Academie de France a Rome, Villa Medici, Rome, 8 May – 15 July 2007George Grosz. Die Jahre in Amerika 1933-1958, Nolan Judin, Berlin, 18 February – 25 April 2009, with venue in David Nolan Gallery New York , 16 September – 31 October 2009AUTHENTICATIONThis work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper by George Grosz in preparation by Ralph Jentsch, managing director of the George Grosz Estate.
OBIT FOR NOBODY, 1941

 

George GROSZ (1893-1959) 

Reed pen and pen and ink on paper 

59,3 x 46 cm 

Annotated lower left “Obit for nobody/26” lower right and “to Ben Hecht 1001 Afternoons in New York 1941” 

Stamped on the reverse “GEORGE GROSZ NACHLASS” and numbered 4-49-10 

PROVENANCE 

The Estate of George Grosz 

LITERATURE 

Ben Hecht, 1001 Afternoons in New York, illustrated p. 57, New York, 1941 

Juerg M. Judin (Ed.), George Grosz. Die Jahre in Amerika 1933-1958, cat.-no. 51, illustrated p. 153, Ostfildern, 2009 

EXHIBITION 

George Grosz. Berlin-New York, Tra Visioni e Reality, Academie de France a Rome, Villa Medici, Rome, 8 May – 15 July 2007 

George Grosz. Die Jahre in Amerika 1933-1958, Nolan Judin, Berlin, 18 February – 25 April 2009, with venue in David Nolan Gallery New York , 16 September – 31 October 2009 

AUTHENTICATION 

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper by George Grosz in preparation by Ralph Jentsch, managing director of the George Grosz Estate.