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  • George Grosz
    1893–1959
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Berlin, Germany) ; active: Germany, United States
  • cover wrapper, 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, casing paper
  • Paper Type: yellow-oche casing paper
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: closed 265 x 175 x 4 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: closed 10 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0046.19
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upper torso of a grinning soldier in spiked helmet, sword in hand, leaning in and reaching out toward a diminutive figure, who flees. Below, a block of cursive text.