George GROSZ

Germany 1893 – 1959

  • United States


Germany 1854 – 1824



Germany born 1920

"Es ist doch eine jämmerliche Rolle, der Hase, sein müssen auf dieser Welt - Aber der gnädige Herr braucht Hasen" ["Poor hare! Thou playest but a sorry part in this world's drama, but your worshipful lords must needs have ears"] 1922 Description: (J. Schiller, Raubern, Act I, scene 1)

Collection Title: the portfolio Die Rauber [The robbers], 1922
Title Notes: The Robbers a portfolio of nine prints plus title sheet
Page: 4
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. 3 stamp, pen and ink verso l.l.c 7/80/3 (estate stamp)
Dimensions: 50.0 h x 35.2 w cm 71.0 h x 51.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Dückers(1971),MV3
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1069.4