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George Grosz

Kein Hahn kräht nach ihnen (Nobody Cares about Them), 1920

Lithograph
13 1/2 × 10 1/2 in
34.3 × 26.7 cm
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Framed: 19.25in x 16.5in x 0in

Framed: 19.25in x 16.5in x 0in

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Signed in pencil lower right
Publisher
Gustav Kiepenheuer, Berlin
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
George Grosz
German, 1893–1959
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Draftsman and painter George Grosz is known for his caustic pen-and-ink caricatures of Weimar Germany. Influenced by Expressionism and Futurism in his early career, he was also strongly affected by his wartime experience and joined Berlin's Dada movement in 1918 as a stance of political commitment; he is also associated with the New Objectivity movement (Neue Sachlichkeit). After leaving Germany prior to Hitler's assumption of power, Grosz turned to romanticized nudes, New York cityscapes, and watercolor landscapes in a departure from his earlier social engagement.

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Framed: 19.25in x 16.5in x 0in

Framed: 19.25in x 16.5in x 0in

Signature
Signed in pencil lower right
Publisher
Gustav Kiepenheuer, Berlin
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
George Grosz
German, 1893–1959
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Draftsman and painter George Grosz is known for his caustic pen-and-ink caricatures of Weimar Germany. Influenced by Expressionism and Futurism in his early career, he was also strongly affected by his wartime experience and joined Berlin's Dada movement in 1918 as a stance of political commitment; he is also associated with the New Objectivity movement (Neue Sachlichkeit). After leaving Germany prior to Hitler's assumption of power, Grosz turned to romanticized nudes, New York cityscapes, and watercolor landscapes in a departure from his earlier social engagement.

George Grosz

Kein Hahn kräht nach ihnen (Nobody Cares about Them), 1920

Lithograph
13 1/2 × 10 1/2 in
34.3 × 26.7 cm
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