George GROSZ

Germany 1893 – 1959

  • United States

"Da donnern sie Sanftmut und Duldung aus ihren Wolken und bringen dem Gott der Liebe Menschenopfer " ["They thunder forth from their clouds about gentleness and forbearance, while they sacrifice human victims to the God of love" 1922 Description: (J Schiller, Raubern Act II, Scene 3)

Collection Title: the portfolio Die Rauber [The robbers], 1922
Title Notes: The Robbers a portfolio of nine prints plus title sheet
Page: 8
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. 7 stamped, pen and ink versso l.r.c 7/84/3 (estate stamp) watermark l.c. - l.r. J W ZANDER 1920
Dimensions: 60.0 h x 42.2 w cm 71.4 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1069.8
Image rights: © George Grosz. Licensed by Viscopy