Description

    George Grosz (1893-1959)
    Street Scene, Downtown Manhattan, 1933
    Watercolor on paper
    19 x 24-3/4 inches (48.3 x 62.9 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated lower right: Grosz 1933
    Signed and inscribed on the reverse: Grosz 20

    PROVENANCE:
    Studio of the artist, Bayside, New York, 1933;
    Collection of Bernard and Rebecca Reis, New York;
    Collection of Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, California, by descent;
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado, by descent.

    We wish to thank Ralph Jentsch for his gracious 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*:

    Overall paper discoloration with mat burn; rippling along the top and bottom edges; one repaired tear to upper left edge (approx. 2 inches); sheet is hinged to mount at top corners verso; framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 24.75 X 30.75 X 1.2 Inches

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    November, 2016
    11th Friday
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