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George Grosz

(1893-1959)

George Grosz Portrait

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. Read George Grosz's Full Biography

George Grosz. Suicide. Suicide. 1916. Oil on canvas. 100 x 77.6 cm. Tate Gallery, London, UK. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Lovesick. Lovesick. 1916. Oil on canvas. 99.7 x 76.5 cm. Private collection. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. The City. The City. 1916-17. Oil on canvas. 100 x 102 cm. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid, Spain. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Explosion. Explosion. 1917. Oil on hardboard. 47.8 x 68.2 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. To Oskar Panizza. To Oskar Panizza. 1917-18. Oil on canvas. 140 x 110 cm. Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Germany: a Winter's Tale. Germany: a Winter's Tale. 1917-19. Oil on canvas. Whereabouts unknown. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. John the Sex Murderer. John the Sex Murderer. 1918. Oil on canvas. 86.5 x 81 cm. Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. People. People. 1919. Watercolor, pen and Indian ink. 42 x 30.2 cm. Private collection. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Untitled. Untitled. 1920. Oil on canvas. 81 x 61 cm. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Republica Automatons. Republica Automatons. 1920. Watercolor on paper. 60 x 47.3 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA. [Order a Print]
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 is Very Glad of It. 1920. Watercolor and collage. 42 x 30.2 cm. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Grey Day. Grey Day. 1921. Oil on canvas. 115 x 80 cm. Staatsliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Dusk. Dusk. 1922. Watercolor from "". Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
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. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Eclipse of Sun. Eclipse of Sun. 1926. Oil on canvas. 210 x 184 cm. Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY, USA. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Max Schmeling the Boxer. Max Schmeling the Boxer. 1926. Oil on canvas. 109 x 79 cm. Axel Springer Verlag AG, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. The Pillars of Society. The Pillars of Society. 1926. Oil on canvas. 200 x 108 cm. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Self-Portrait, Warning. Self-Portrait, Warning. 1927. Oil on canvas. 98 x 79 cm. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, Germany. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. The Agitator. The Agitator. 1928. Oil on canvas. 108 x 81 cm. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Artist and Model. Artist and Model. 1928. Oil on canvas. 115.6 x 75.6 cm. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Glad to Be Back. Glad to Be Back. 1943. Oil on chipboard. 71.1 x 50.7 cm. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. Cain, or, Hitler in Hell. Cain, or, Hitler in Hell. 1944. Oil on canvas. 99 x 124.5 cm. Private collection. [Order a Print]
George Grosz. The Pit. The Pit. 1946. Oil on canvas. 153 x 94.6 cm. Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, USA. [Order a Print]
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