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A Piece of my World, 1939
George Grosz

United States of America
Oil on canvas, Image H: 32 in, Image W: 24 in, Frame H: 39 in, Frame W: 31.25 in
Purchase 1944 Sophronia Anderson Bequest Fund  44.40
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: verso inscription
verso: c. purple paint "George Grosz pictor / 1939 / A piece of my world / Douglaston / Lg. Isl."; sstretcher and tacking edge: u.c. black crayon "13 x 4-6"; u.r. graphite "25 [circled] $1800";

stretcher: u.r. printed paper label "No. 25 / W.S. BUDWORTH & SON / PACKERS & SHIPPERS / 424 WEST 52D ST., NEW YORK, N.Y."; back of frame: l.c. printed paper label " Associated American Artists / [torn] 11 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y."; back of frame: u.r. printed and typed paper label "FROM THE GALLEREIS OF / ASSOCIATED AMERICAN ARTISTS / 711 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK 22 N.Y. / ARTIST Gerorge Grosz (Owned by Newark / Museum) / TITLE A Piece of My World / MEDIUM PRICE / LEDGE NO. RACK NO." ; back of frame: u.c. printed and typed paper label "FROM / THE NEWARK MUSEUM / 49 WASHINGTON STREET / NEWARK 2, NEW JERSEY / AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS / FOREIGN EXHIBITION COMMITTEE / 1900-1950"

Provenance: Walker Galleries, New York, New York; with Associated Artists, New York, New York
Keywords: Disaster, Volcano, Fire, Painting