George GROSZ

Germany 1893 – 1959

  • United States

Ich will alles um mich her ausrotten, was mich einschränkt, daß ich nicht Herr bin. [I will root up everything in my path that obstructs my progress from becoming the master] 1922 Description: (J. Schiller, Raubern, Act I, Scene 1)

Collection Title: the portfolio Die Rauber [The robbers], 1922
Title Notes: The Robbers is a portfolio of nine prints plus title sheet
Page: 2
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic photo-lithograph Support: rag paper
Impression: 30/100
Edition: 100 copies in three different editions, plus "club edition" of several hundred
Publisher: DER MALIK VERLAG, Berlin
Place Published: Malik Verlag, Berlin, 1922printer Herman Birkholz
Date Published: 1922

Edition Notes: The binding for the portfolio is half silk. Printed by Herman Birkholz.
Primary Insc: pencil l.r. GROSZ pencil l.l. 1 stamped and pen verso l.l.c. 7/78/3 (estate stamp) pencil verso l.r.c. 35 (?)
Dimensions: comp 58.0 h x 43.8 w cm sheet 71.0 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1069.2
Image rights: © George Grosz. Licensed by Viscopy