pages 11 verso and 12 recto
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1955.95.11
People
George Grosz, American (Berlin, Germany 1893 - 1959 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Manhattan Skyline (recto and verso)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing, sketchbook page
Date
1950-1951
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148035
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite wash & graphite on off-wh. wove ppr; verso: watercolor, gr. & gr. wash
Dimensions
23.3 x 15.3 cm (9 3/16 x 6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: recto, graphite, l.r.: Grosz
Provenance
George Grosz, gift; to Leon Harris, 1952. Anonymous Collector, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1955.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous gift in gratitude for the friendship and kindness of Dean Wilbur Joseph Bender
Copyright
© Estate of George Grosz / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1955
Object Number
1955.95.11
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Commentary
The drawing on the recto continues onto the verso of the preceding page.
Publication History

Peter Nisbet, ed., The Sketchbooks of George Grosz, exh. cat., Busch-Reisinger Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1993), repr. pp. 134 (recto) and 135 (verso)

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