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George GROSZ

Germany 1893 – 1959

  • United States

"Schwimme, wer schwimmen kann, und wer zu plump ist, geh'unter!" ["Let those swim who can - the heavy may sink!"] 1920 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: 9
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. 8 stamped, pen and ink verso l.r.c. 7/85/3 (estate stamp) watermark l.c. - l.r J W ZANDERS 1920
Dimensions: 48.2 h x 39.0 w cm 71.6 h x 51.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Dückers(1971),MV8
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1069.9
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