John Der Frauenmorder (John The Murderer Of Women)
Artwork: John Der Frauenmorder (John The Murderer Of Women)
Size: 33.6 x 24.7 cm
Medium: Watercolor and brush and ink on paper
Creation year: 1918
Marks: Signed Grosz and dated Oktober 1918 (lower left); signed Grosz, dated 1918 and inscribed Skizze du John der frauenmorder (on the verso)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Neue Kunst, Munich (acquired in 1920); Sale: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, Stuttgart, May 3, 1961, lot 100; Norman Ganz, Geneva;Private Collection (and sold: Sotheby's, London, November 29, 1989, lot 445);William Louis-Dreyfus, Mt. Kisco, New York (acquired at the previous sale);Acquired by the Louis-Dreyfus Family Collections by inheritance from the previous in 2016
Exhibition history: New York, New York Studio School, George Grosz: Works on Paper, 1913-1925, 2013, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 392
Low Estimate: $60000 [+100%]
High Estimate: $80000 [+50%]
Hammer Price: $120000
Sold For: $150000
Notes: The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Ralph Jentsch