Nachtlokal (Nightclub)
Artwork: Nachtlokal (Nightclub)
Size: 46 x 58.4 cm
Medium: Watercolor, brush and ink and pen and ink on paper
Creation year: 1925
Marks: Signed Grosz (lower right); titled (lower left); titled, inscribed No 17 and with the atelier stamp (on the verso)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1925
Provenance: Billy Rose Foundation, New York (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 4, 1967, lot 35);Alan Polkes, United States (acquired at the previous sale and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 6, 1970, lot 39);Harold Jacobs, United States (acquired at the previous sale);Sale: Christie's, New York, May 16, 1990, lot 132;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, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 394
Low Estimate: $80000 [+175%]
High Estimate: $120000 [+83%]
Hammer Price: $220000
Sold For: $275000
Notes: The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Ralph Jentsch