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    George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959)
    Im Café and Sitzende im profil (double-sided work), 1925
    Pen and ink on paper
    18-1/4 x 23-1/2 inches (46.4 x 59.7 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Grosz 1925
    The George Grosz Estate stamp and number 3-83-1 on the verso
    PROVENANCE:
    Studio of the artist, Berlin, 1925;
    George Grosz Estate, 1959;
    Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Inc., Los Angeles (label verso);
    Private collection, Topanga, California.

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


    Condition Report*: Cornered in to mat; toning along the edges; one approximate 7-1/2 inch diagonal folding crease to the upper right quadrant; two pinholes, one upper center and one lower center; a few very small tears along the edges; soft, scattered handling creases; abrasions from previous mounting at upper corners and center verso; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 24 X 30.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    May, 2018
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