"Under my rule it shall be brought to pass, that potatoes and small-beer shall be considered a holiday treat; and woe to him who meets my eye with the audacious front of health...", plate 2 of 9 from The Robbers: Nine Lithographs on Maxims from Schiller's "The Robbers"

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George Grosz (American, b. Germany, 1893–1959)
"Under my rule it shall be brought to pass, that potatoes and small-beer shall be considered a holiday treat; and woe to him who meets my eye with the audacious front of health...", plate 2 of 9 from The Robbers: Nine Lithographs on Maxims from Schiller's "The Robbers", 1921/22
Offset lithograph
image: 18 15/16 × 14 13/16 in. (48.1 × 37.62 cm) sheet: 27 7/8 × 20 1/16 in. (70.8 × 50.96 cm) mat: 36 × 28 in. (91.44 × 71.12 cm)
Marcia and Granvil Specks Collection M2000.319.2
Photo credit: Michael Tropea
© Estate of George Grosz/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not Currently on View

Publication History
D'Alessandro, Stephanie. German Expressionist Prints: The Specks Collection. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2004, p123; cat. 124, color illus. p. 123.
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.

Stark Impressions 82; Print Portfolio 7b;


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