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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2817B Boston
May 29, 2015 4:00PMCalender

George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959) Grill-Oyster Bar, New York

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2817B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 29, 2015 4:00PM


George Grosz (German/American, 1893-1959)

Grill-Oyster Bar, New York, c. 1934
Signed and inscribed "Grosz New York" l.r.
Ink on paper, sight size 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: Estate of the artist (No. 4.57.9); Artists Unlimited Gallery, Oceanside, New York, in 1969; through to the present collector in 1969.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Examined out of frame: Inscribed in margin "No. 20" l.l. and "No. 7" l.c. The reverse has a George Grosz estate stamp numbered "4/57/9" and is inscribed in pencil "L.Nv.547." On Unity Bond paper, sheet size 17 x 22 in., hinged to mat with tabs u.l. and u.r. corners.

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George Grosz, Grill-Oyster Bar, present collector, Oceanside, Artists Unlimited Gallery