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George Grosz


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Name
George Grosz
Birth Year
1893
Death Year
1959
Country
Germany
Movement
Dada

George Grosz Biography

Georg Ehrenfried Gross was born on 26 July 1893 in Berlin into the family of Karl Ehrenfried Gross, an innkeeper, and his wife Marie Wilhelmine Luise. When the boy was only seven years old his father died. Together with his mother he lived alternately in Berlin and Stolp in Pomerania, where Georg started secondary school in 1902. In 1908 he was expelled from school for having returned a trainee teacher's blow.


George Grosz 28 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

  • George Grosz. Suicide.
    Suicide.

    1916. Oil on canvas. 100 x 77.6 cm. Tate Gallery, London, UK.

  • George Grosz. Lovesick.
    Lovesick.

    1916. Oil on canvas. 99.7 x 76.5 cm. Private collection.

  • George Grosz. The City.
    The City.

    1916-17. Oil on canvas. 100 x 102 cm. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid, Spain.

  • George Grosz. Explosion.
    Explosion.

    1917. Oil on hardboard. 47.8 x 68.2 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.

  • George Grosz. To Oskar Panizza.
    To Oskar Panizza.

    1917-18. Oil on canvas. 140 x 110 cm. Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Germany: a Winter's Tale.
    Germany: A Winter's Tale.

    1917-19. Oil on canvas. Whereabouts unknown.

  • George Grosz. John the Sex Murderer.
    John The Sex Murderer.

    1918. Oil on canvas. 86.5 x 81 cm. Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.

  • George Grosz. The White Slaver.
    The White Slaver.

    1918. Watercolor, reed pen and Indian ink on card. 31.7 x 23.8 cm. Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Beauty, Thee Will I Praise.
    Beauty, Thee Will I Praise.

    1919. Watercolor, pen and Indian ink. 42 x 30.3 cm. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, Germany.

  • George Grosz. People.
    People.

    1919. Watercolor, pen and Indian ink. 42 x 30.2 cm. Private collection.

  • George Grosz. Untitled.
    Untitled.

    1920. Oil on canvas. 81 x 61 cm. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Republica Automatons.
    Republica Automatons.

    1920. Watercolor on paper. 60 x 47.3 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.

  • George Grosz. Daum Marries Her Pedantic Automaton George in May 1920, John Heartfield is Very Glad of It.
    Daum Marries Her Pedantic Automaton George In May 1920, John Heartfield...

    1920. Watercolor and collage. 42 x 30.2 cm. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Grey Day.
    Grey Day.

    1921. Oil on canvas. 115 x 80 cm. Staatsliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Methusalem.
    Methusalem.

    1922. Watercolor, Indian ink and bronze paint on paper, 52.6 x 41.1 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA.

  • George Grosz. Dusk.
    Dusk.

    1922. Watercolor from "". Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, Germany.

  • George Grosz. The Best Years of Their Lives.
    The Best Years Of Their Lives.

    c.1923. Watercolor. 62.6 x 49.5 cm. Kunstmuseum Hannover, Hannover, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Portrait of the Writer Walter Mehring.
    Portrait Of The Writer Walter Mehring.

    1925. Oil on canvas. 90 x 80 cm. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium.

  • George Grosz. Portrait of the Writer Max Herrmann-Neisse.
    Portrait Of The Writer Max Herrmann-Neisse.

    1925. Oil on canvas. 100 x 101 cm. Staatliche Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany.

  • George Grosz. Eclipse of Sun.
    Eclipse Of Sun.

    1926. Oil on canvas. 210 x 184 cm. Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY, USA.

George Grosz Bibliography

George Grosz: Leben und Werk by U.M. Scheede. 1975. Stuttgart.

George Grosz. By H. Hess. 1982. Dresden.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Iskusstvo. 1999.

George Grosz by Ivo Kranzfelder, George Grosz. TASCHEN America Llc, 1994.

George Grosz: Berlin-New York by Peter-Klaus Schuster (Editor), George Grosz (Artist), Alexander Duckers, Helen Adkins (Contributor), Irwin Lewis (Contributor). Distributed Art Publishers, 1996.

The Berlin of George Grosz: Drawings, Watercolours and Prints 1912-1930 by George Grosz, Antony Wood (Editor), Frank Whitford (Editor). Yale Univ Pr, 1997.

Ecce Homo by George Grosz. Dover Pubns, 1977.

George Grosz: Art and Politics in the Weimar Republic by Beth Irwin Lewis. Princeton Univ Pr, 1991.

George Grosz: An Autobiography by George Grosz, Nora Hodges (Translator), Barbara McCloskey. University of California Press, 1998.

George Grosz and the Communist Party by Barbara McCloskey. Princeton Univ Pr, 1997.