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George Grosz (American, born Germany. 1893–1959)

Plate 5 from Ecce Homo

Date:
1922-1923 (reproduced drawings and watercolors executed 1915-22)
Medium:
Illustrated book with one hundred offset lithographs
Dimensions:
page (each approx.): 13 11/16 x 9 13/16" (34.8 x 25 cm); overall: 14 x 10 5/16 x 1 5/16" (35.5 x 26.2 x 3.3 cm)
Paper:
Cream, smooth, wove.
Publisher:
Malik-Verlag, Berlin
Printer:
Dr. Selle & Co. A.G., Berlin
Edition:
approx. 10,000 in 5 editions (Deluxe portfolio edition A: 50, numbered I-L, including all 100 reproductions of watercolors and drawings, each print signed, issued loose in a silk-covered portfolio box; Deluxe portfolio edition B I: 100, numbered 1-100, including the 16 reproductions of watercolors only, each print signed, issued loose in a half-parchment portfolio; Regular portfolio edition B II: number unknown, including the 16 reproductions of watercolors only, unsigned, issued loose in a "Bütten"-paper covered portfolio; Regular book edition C: approx. 6,000-8,000, including all 100 reproductions of watercolors and drawings, unsigned, issued in a "Bütten"-covered board binding [this ex.]: Regular book edition D: number unknown, including the 84 reproductions of drawings only, unsigned, issued in a chromo board binding)
Credit Line:
The Louis E. Stern Collection
Copyright:
© 2016 Estate of George Grosz
Reference:
Dückers S1, 1-84. Rifkind 952 1-84. Jentsch 141.
MoMA Number:
854.1964.5
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