GEORGE GROSZ 1893-1959
1893 – Berlin – 1959 (German/American)

Title: Self-Portrait with Dog in Front of the Easel, from: The Creators | Selbstbildnis mit Hund vor der Staffelei, from: Die Schaffenden, 1926

Technique: Original Hand Signed Lithograph on Watermarked Laid Paper

Paper size: 41.2 x 31 cm. / 16.14 x 12.2 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Grosz” at the lower right corner.
It was published by Euphorion Verlag, Berlin in 1926 in a limited edition of 125 of which only 100 were printed on paper as ours.
It was plate 2 of the album Die Schaffenden [The Creators] vol. 5, no. 2.
The paper bears the watermark B in Star of David at the lower right image.

Other impressions of this subject can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Brooklyn Museum, New York, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California.

Provenance: Isselbacher Gallery, New York, 1983
Private North American Collection

Literature: Dückers, A. (1996). George Grosz: Das graphische Werk. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts.
Reference: Dückers E 101

Condition: Good Condition. A few minor handling creases. Minor staining at the sheet edges. Nicks along the sheet edges and in particular along the upper sheet edge. Remnants of hinging along the upper sheet edge, verso.