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Despair, Desire and Delight: Works from an Outstanding Private Collection

George Grosz

Dr. Billig & Weiblicher Akt

Lot Closed

April 7, 01:03 PM GMT


10,000 - 15,000 EUR

Lot Details


George Grosz

1893 - 1959

Dr. Billig - recto

Weiblicher Akt (Female Nude) - verso

signed Grosz (lower right); inscribed Aus Dr. Billig/am Ende on the reverse

reed pen, pen and ink on paper

31 by 23.5 cm., 12¼ by 9¾ in.

Framed: 52.5 by 44 cm., 21¾ by 17¼ in.

Executed in 1920.

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

Studio of the artist, Berlin

Collection W. Menzel, Berlin (from 1963)

Galleria Milano, Milan

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 3rd December 1985, lot 477 (titled as Strassenszene)

Collection Roy & Jenny Wright, London (from 1997)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Ulrich Becher & Antonio Del Guercio, George Grosz. Deutschland über Alles, 85 works from 1939 to 1936, Milan, 1963, illustrated (titled as Il. Dr. Billig)