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    George Grosz (1893-1959)
    The Wanderer, 1936
    Watercolor, gouache, reed pen, and pen and ink on paper
    24-3/4 x 19-3/8 inches (62.9 x 49.2 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated lower right: Grosz 36
    Inscribed lower center: No. 9

    PROVENANCE:
    Studio of the artist, Douglaston, New York, 1936;
    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; some scattered soft handling creases; a few minor tears to the edges, one most visible to the center top edge; paper is hinged to mount at top corners verso; framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 34 X 28.25 Inches
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