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Two Nudes,

Charcoal drawing on wove paper

Dimensions (Sheet): 620 x 469 mm (24.4 x 18.5 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: “Grosz”

Accession number: 1987.24.1

Gift of Nancy and Greg Hugo from the collection of Harold Hugo (D. Hum. Wesleyan 1970), 1987

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Maria Bittner by 1960; acquired by Howard Hugo after 1960; by descent to his daughter and son, the donors. Harold Hugo, whose firm Meriden Gravure printed Bittner's book on Grosz, was a close friend of Bittner, who was in turn a close friend of Grosz. According to John Peckham of Meriden-Stinehour Press, the drawing was purchased by or given to Hugo probably around the time of the books publication in 1960.

Bibliography: Herbert Bittner, ed., George Grosz (New York, 1960), cat. no. 84.

Work Type: drawing

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