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Pen and brush and black ink on off-white laid paper
Signed lower right, below image: "Grosz 1936"
48.5 × 63.3 cm (19 1/8 × 24 15/16 in.)
Gift of the Print and Drawing Club
Extended information about this artwork
James Watrous, The Craft of Old Master Drawings (Madison, 1957).
William Squires, Art, Experience and Criticism (Needham Heights, 1997).
Robert Hankes, The Scars of World War, II (2001).
New York, Association of American Artists, 1946.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Old and New,” 1946, p. 18, cat. 29, pl. XXXVI, cat. by Carl O. Schniewind.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, “Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of George Grosz,” 1954.
Kansas City, Mo., The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, n.d.
Pasadena, Calif., Pasadena Art Institute, n.d.
San Francisco, Calif., San Francisco Museum of Art, n.d.
Sold by the Maynard Walker Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1939.
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