George Grosz - Maienzeit
Pen and ink on paper, laid down on card 56.5 x 45.8 cm Framed under glass. Signed 'Grosz' in pencil lower right. Verso formerly with a further drawing (Trautes Heim) and the stamp "George Grosz Nachlass", therein noted in ink "3 63 5". - Slightly browned and with faint light-stain. Some minute foxing.
With a photo-certificate from Ralph Jentsch, Berlin/Rome, dated 5 March 2019; the work will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the works on paper by George Grosz.
Artist's studio, Berlin (1924); estate George Grosz (1959); Karl & Faber, Munich, auction 184, 1/2 Dec. 1992, lot 672; Lempertz, Cologne, auction 691, 26 May 1993, lot 194; Private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia
Berlin 1962 (Galerie Nierendorf), Ohne Hemmung. Gesicht und Kehrseite der Jahre 1914-1924 schonungslos enthüllt von George Grosz. Zeichnungen und farbige Blätter, cat. no. 29 with illus.