"They thunder forth from their clouds about gentleness and forebearance, while they sacrifice human victims to the God of love", from The Robbers: Nine Lithographs on Maxims from Schiller's "The Robbers"

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George Grosz (American, b. Germany, 1893–1959)
"They thunder forth from their clouds about gentleness and forebearance, while they sacrifice human victims to the God of love", from The Robbers: Nine Lithographs on Maxims from Schiller's "The Robbers", 1922
Offset lithograph
image: 22 13/16 × 5 7/16 in. (57.94 × 13.81 cm) sheet: 27 1/2 × 19 7/8 in. (69.85 × 50.48 cm)
Marcia and Granvil Specks Collection M2000.319.7
Photo credit: Michael Tropea
© Estate of George Grosz/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Publication History
D'Alessandro, Stephanie. German Expressionist Prints: The Specks Collection. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2004, p125; cat. 129 color illus. p. 125.
Exhibition History
Defiance, Despair, Desire: German Expressionist Prints from the Specks Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum, January 17–March 14, 2004; Carnegie Museum of Art, June 12–August 8, 2004.

Print Portfolio 7g


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