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PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM LOUIS-DREYFUS FOUNDATION & FAMILY COLLECTIONS

George Grosz
LICHT AUS, MESSER RAUS! (LIGHT OUT, KNIFE OUT!)
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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393

PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM LOUIS-DREYFUS FOUNDATION & FAMILY COLLECTIONS

George Grosz
LICHT AUS, MESSER RAUS! (LIGHT OUT, KNIFE OUT!)
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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George Grosz
1893 - 1959
LICHT AUS, MESSER RAUS! (LIGHT OUT, KNIFE OUT!)
Signed Grosz and dated 20 (lower left); signed Grosz, titled and inscribed aquarelle (on the verso)
Watercolor and pen and ink on paper
16 1/2 by 11 3/4 in.
41.9 by 28.5 cm
Executed in 1920. 
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Ralph Jentsch.

Provenance

Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin (acquired circa 1952-53)
Sale: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Stuttgart, May 3, 1962, lot 130
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York
Private Collection (and sold: Sotheby’s, London, November 29, 1989, lot 444)
William Louis-Dreyfus, Mt. Kisco, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired by the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collections by inheritance from the above in 2016

Exhibited

New York, New York Studio School, George Grosz: Works on Paper, 1913-1925, 2013, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

Hans Hess, George Grosz, London, 1974, no. 74, illustrated p. 91

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