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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3100B Boston
May 11, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959) Früh um 5 Uhr!

$1,476$1,200
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3100B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959)

Früh um 5 Uhr!, from Im Schatten, 1920-21, edition of 100, published by Malik-Verlag, Berlin (Dückers, MIV7). Signed "GROSZ" in pencil l.r. Photolithograph on cream paper, image size 14 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (37.5 x 27.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Several fox marks, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Typical of his biting commentary on society in Weimer Germany, Grosz contrasts a line of poor factory-workers shuffling to work at 5:00 am along the top of his composition, while below, wealthy businessmen are still reveling with prostitutes and alcohol.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Dada, Expressionism, George Grosz, Grosz, Modern art, Visual arts