George GROSZ

Germany 1893 – 1959

  • United States

In meinem Gebiet soll's soweit kommen... [Under my rule, it shall come to pass...] 1920-21 Description: Complete title translates: "Under my rule it shall be brought to pass, that potatoes and small-beer shall be considered a holiday treat, and woe to him who meets my eye with the audacious front of health. Haggard want and crouching fear, are my insignia | and in this livery will I clothe ye" (J. Schiller, Raubern, Act II, scene 2)

Collection Title: the portfolio Die Rauber [The robbers], 1922
Title Notes: The Robbers is a porfolio of 9 prints, plus title sheet.
Page: 3
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: Berlin
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. "2" watermark l.c.l.r. JWZANDERS 1920 stamped, pen and ink verso l.l.r 7/79/3 (estate stamp)
Dimensions: comp 49.0 h x 37.6 w cm sheet 70.8 h x 50.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1069.3
Image rights: © George Grosz. Licensed by Viscopy