Art (1900-1945) > Figurative Painting (40s-60s ) George Grosz - Biography
Loving Couple in the Studio. 1940.
Mixed media with oil and watercolors.
Titled, dated as well as inscribed "Von George Grosz selbst erworben" on the reverse by a hand other then that of the artist (Florian Karsch) . On Arches laid paper (with watermark). 63.3 x 48 cm (24.9 x 18.8 in), size of sheet.
• Large paper work with a characteristic subject.
• Complex motif executed with a dynamic line.
• His works are in many international museums like Tate Gallery, London, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Ralph Jentsch, Berlin, on August 11, 2022. This work will be included into the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works on paper.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin (1958).
Private collectino Southern Germany.
EXHIBITION: 636 Werke von 50 Künstlern des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts. Zweiundsechzig Arbeiten von George Grosz, Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, October 1993 - March 3, 1994, Kunstblätter 56, Herbst-Winter 1993/94, cat no. 35 (with color illu. p. 24) (there titled "Maler mit Modell auf dem Schoß, ein Bild betrachtend").
George Grosz. Arbeiten aus den 40er Jahren, Beate Uhse Erotik-Museum, April 2 - September 30, 1998, p. 38 (with color illu.).
In good condition. Corners with small round holes, presumably from the making. Upper left margin with a small split.
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