Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Ambassador of Good Will

Artist:
George Grosz (American (born Germany), Berlin 1893–1959 Berlin)
Date:
1943
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
27 x 33 in. (68.6 x 83.8 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
George A. Hearn Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.159.4
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower right): Grosz / pinx /43; (on back): "The ambassador / of good will" (from the cyklus: The Thin & the Fat) / George Grosz / Douglaston 1943 January
[Associated American Artists, New York, 1943; sold to MMA]

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "20th Century Painters: A Special Exhibition of Oils, Water Colors and Drawings Selected from the Collections of American Art in the Metropolitan Museum," June 16–October 29, 1950, unnum. brochure (p. 6).

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Juliana Force's Selections for The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 1–May 11, 1980, no catalogue.

Hempstead, N.Y. Hofstra University, Emily Lowe Gallery. "George Grosz: An Artist for 1984," September 9–October 21, 1984, unnumbered cat.

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