George Grosz

O Sole Mio. The Duce as Musician
1941

George Grosz, O Sole Mio. The Duce as Musician

pencil, pen and Indian ink on paper

50 × 39 cm / 19 11/16 × 15 3/8 in

Signature stamp. On the verso numbered with the estate number "UC-107-15"

Included in the catalogue raisonné of Grosz' works on paper currently being prepared by Ralph Jentsch

Expertise

Certificate of authenticity by Ralph Jentsch, Berlin/Rome

Provenance

The artist studio, Douglaston, Long Island (1941); George Grosz Estate (1959); Richard Cohn, New York, USA (Administrator of the estate George Grosz); Collection Vic Firth, Dedham, USA (2021); Private Collection Germany

Exhibitions
  • Galerie Ludorff, KUNST MACHT GLÜCKLICH, Düsseldorf 2022
Literature
  • Galerie Ludorff, "KUNST MACHT GLÜCKLICH", Düsseldorf 2022, Nr. 86

About George Grosz

The German-American painter and caricaturist George Grosz is one of the main representatives of New Objectivity. With his astute illustrations of Wilhelmine society, he criticized the political and social circumstances at the beginning of the 20th century.

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