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Wir sind zum gehorchen geboren! (We are born to obey!)
  • George Grosz
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Berlin, Germany) ; active: Germany, United States
  • Wir sind zum gehorchen geboren! (We are born to obey!), 1928
  • Hintergrund / 17 Zeichnungen von George Grosz zur Aufführung des "Schwejk" in der Piscatorbühne (Background / 17 Drawings by George Grosz for the Opening of "Schwejk" in the Piscator Theater)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • photogravure
  • Paper Type: beige laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 260 x 170 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 6 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 260 x 170 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0046.18
Catalogue raisonné

crown atop double-S design, with man lying on ground below