Description

    George Grosz (1893-1959)
    Reclining Nude with Sun Hat, Cape Cod, 1939
    Watercolor on paper
    15-5/8 x 22-3/4 inches (39.7 x 57.8 cm)
    With the signature stamp lower right
    With the George Grosz Estate stamp and number 1-64-1 on the reverse

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist's studio, Douglaston, Long Island, New York, 1939;
    George Grosz Estate, 1959;
    Richard A. Cohn, New York, 1980;
    Soufer Gallery, New York, 1983;
    Collection of Martin Medak, California, 1983;
    Harcourts Gallery, San Francisco, California (label verso);
    Private Collection, Los Angeles.

    NOTE:
    We wish to thank Ralph Jentsch for his assistance in cataloguing this work, which will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper by George Grosz. A photo-certificate accompanies this lot.




    Condition Report*:

    Tabbed to mount at upper corners recto; sheet is lightly undulating; a few pinholes along the sheet edges and one small tear to the lower right sheet edge, not affecting the image; light overall discoloration; one handling crease approximately 1 inch long to the upper center margin. Framed Dimensions 25.5 X 31.5 Inches

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