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Porträt Max Herrmann Neisse

Accession Number
1997/2.7

Title
Porträt Max Herrmann Neisse

Artist(s)
George Grosz

Artist Nationality
German (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1925

Medium & Support
graphite on cream laid paper

Dimensions
18 3/8 in. x 23 11/16 in. ( 46.6 cm x 60.2 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Irving F. Burton

Label copy
Expressionist-socialist poet Max Herrmann was born in Neisse. He emigrated from Germany in 1933 and died in 1941 in London. Grosz made a number of portraits of the poet, who was a friend, including two paintings and a number of drawings.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
Portraits
St. Peter
boy
bust-length
glasses
man

5 Related Resources

All Artists in the Degenerate Art Show
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
New Objectivity
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Satire--General
(Part of: Caricature and Visual Satire)
Grosz--For Study [GM]
(Part of: Caricature and Visual Satire)

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