Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.711
People
George Grosz, American (Berlin, Germany 1893 - 1959 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Uprooted (The Painter of the Hole)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1948
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225061
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
65.1 x 48.2 cm (25 5/8 x 19 in.)
image: 63 x 46.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: GROSZ
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, English, in artist's hand: 4 Uprooted
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Copyright
© Estate of George Grosz / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.711
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles L. Kuhn, German Expressionism and Abstract Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1957), cat. no. 80, b/w ill.

Peter-Klaus Schuster, George Grosz, Berlin-New York, exh. cat., Ars Nicolai (Berlin, Germany, 1994), p. 208, col. ill., p. 443, no. X. 137, col. ill.

Brigit Möckel, George Grosz in Amerika 1932-1959, Peter Lang (Frankfurt am Main, Germany and New York, NY, 1997), p. 320, fig. 150

Lynette Roth, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 79-83, fig. 1, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

George Grosz 1893-1959, Akademie Der Künste, Berlin, 10/07/1962 - 12/30/1962

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

32Q: 1320 Social Realism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 04/29/2015

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