George Grosz Works Online
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Original works by George Grosz available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)
Rue à Berlin, 1931
George Grosz at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
I Am Glad I Came Back, 1943
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
The Hero, lithograph, ca.1936
Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Untitled, graphite and ink drawing
Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
"Daum" marries her pedantic automaton "George"
Brooklyn Museum, New York City
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Paintings" and navigate to painting #6
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
7 works by Grosz
Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
3 works online
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Schnee Wetter, ca.1930
Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Artist and Model
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #4
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
2 paintings online
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, Netherlands
(Click on the artwork titles, not the thumbnails)
George Grosz at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"
The Huntington Library, California
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
4 works online
Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut - Provenance Research
Drinnen und Draussen (Inside and Outside), 1926
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)Miscellaneous Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
California State University WorldImages Database
George Grosz at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
Portrait of Dr. Felix J. Weil, 1926
USC Annenberg School for Communication
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Art of the First World WarArticles and Reference Sites:
Graphic Witness: Visual Arts & Social Commentary
The Marxist Internet Satire Archive
Selection of political cartoons
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Grosz
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Article on Grosz and his connection to the Weimar Era
Spartacus Educational Books
War Artists of W.W.I.
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Engineer Heartfield, 1920
The New York Observer
"Satirist George Grosz Saves Feeble Art Show", article by Hilton Kramer
Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
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The Berlin of George Grosz, 1912-1930
George Grosz: An Autobiography