George Grosz. Republican Automatons (Republikanische Automaten). (1920)

George Grosz

Republican Automatons (Republikanische Automaten)


Watercolor and pencil on paper
23 5/8 x 18 5/8" (60 x 47.3 cm)
Advisory Committee Fund
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© 2016 Estate of George Grosz
Drawings and Prints
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George Grosz has 207 works online.
There are 14,285 drawings online.
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Galerie Goltz,f Munich. September 23, 1920
Galerie Alfred Flechtheim (d.1937)
Mayor Gallery, London. From Alfred Flechtheim, December 21, 1933
[Leicester Gallery, London. From Mayor Gallery, March 5, 1936]
Auction sale, Estate of Alfred Flechtheim, Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, February 1-2, 1938, no. 335
[Brandt, Amsterdam. Purchased at auction, February 1938]
Dr. Tannenbaum, Amsterdam, 1939
Dr. William Landman, Toronto, Canada. Purchased from Dr. Tannenbaum, 1939 – 1946
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Landman, February 1946

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