George Grosz is a very well listed painter, illustrator, sculptor and
Born in Germany in 1893, he studied at the College of
Arts and Crafts in Berlin and at the Royal Academy of Art in Dresden.
Bitterly anti-Nazi, he accepted an invitation to to teach at the Art
Student's League in New York and in 1933 he officially emigrated. In 1954 he
was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Disillusioned that he was primarily known as a satirist
in the United States, he returned to Germany in 1958, but died six weeks
after his return in a drinking-related accident. Original works by George
Grosz have sold at auction for as much as $1,477,680.00. He died in 1959.
Another detail of this artwork is below.