Lot 97 of 557:
George Grosz Ecce Homo 1923 Edition C  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Ecce Homo
Author:
Grosz, George
Place:
Berlin
Publisher:
Der Malik-Verlag
Date:
[1923]
Description:

2 preliminary leaves and 100 full-page plates, including 16 in color. (Folio) 35.5x26 cm (14x10¼") original illustrated wrappers. Plain card slipcase. Edition 'C'.

George Grosz (1893–1959) was a German artist known especially for his caricature drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic. He emigrated to the United States in 1933, and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. Ecce Homo is his best-known work.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slipcase tattered and worn; lacking rear wrapper, a plain sheet added in its place, previous owner's name washed from front wrapper; a bit of soiling to a few leaves at front, final three illustrations and colophon leaf chipped at fore edge; about very good.
 
Item number:
286738
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