Lot 146
  • 146

George Grosz

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 USD
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Description

  • George Grosz
  • Weiblecher R├╝ckenakt (Female Nude Seen from Behind)
  • Stamped Grosz (lower right); stamped with the Nachlass mark (on the verso)
  • Charcoal on paper
  • 12 1/4 by 10 5/8 in.
  • 31.1 by 27 cm

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above on December 26, 1980

Condition

This work is in overall very good condition. Executed on cream colored wove paper. The work is t hinged to a mat at 2 places at the upper edge on the verso. The edges of the sheet are cut unevenly. There is an artist's pinhole in the upper left corner. There is some mat staining along the perimeter, most prevalent along the left edge due to a previous mount. This staining is not visible in the frame. The medium is well preserved and the sheet is slightly time stained overall.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Ralph Jentsch.