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    George Grosz (1893-1959)
    Bayside, Long Island, 1934
    Watercolor, brush, reed pen and ink on paper laid on board
    19-1/8 x 26-1/8 inches (48.5 x 66.3 cm)
    Signed, dated, titled and inscribed along lower edge: to Rebecca and Bernard and Reis / with happy Xmas wishes / Xmas 34 George Grosz / Grosz / Bayside 34

    PROVENANCE:
    Studio of the artist, Bayside, New York, 1934;
    Collection of Bernard and Rebecca Reis, New York;
    Collection of Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, California, by descent;
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado, by descent.

    NOTE:
    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*: Sheet is completely laid down to board measuring 21 x 28 inches, matted and framed under acrylic. Overall paper discoloration with mat burn and some scattered spots of foxing; a few areas of skinning to the extreme sheet edges in the margins.
    Framed Dimensions 30.8 X 24.75 X 1.2 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    13th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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