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Artist Grosz, George
Title Waiting for a Job
Date 1934
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1934
Medium Watercolor on paper
Dimensions H-18.4 W-25.6 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.006.001
Object Name Painting
Provenance C. Leonard Pfeiffer; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Exhibition Catalogue: "Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1943.
"University of Arizona Collection of American Painting," U of A, 1947, cat. #40.
"American Art Collection," U of A, 1960, no page, illus.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. 340, page 5.
"Hard Times: Art of the '30s," American Federation of the Arts, New York, Mar 1983-Oct 1984, exhibition catalogue for "Social Concern and Urban Realism: American Painting of the 1930s," page 138, illus.
Schuster, Peter-Kalus. "George Grosz: Berlin-New York," NationalgalerieBerlin and Ars Nicolai, 1994, exhibition catalogue, color illus., page 301.
Boyle, Richard, Hilton Brown and Richard Newman. "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950," University of Delaware Press, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA, Jan 2002, b/w.
CAP, 1943 #79
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. no. 79; Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 12-26, 1945; Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950; "A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952, Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, San Jose, CA, Dec 5-31, 1952, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, CA, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953, Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, June 29-July 26, 1953, Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953, Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953; "Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1962-1963; Phoenix College Library, Mesa Extension, Nov 11-Dec 14, 1963; American Embassy, Tokyo, Spring 1964-Summer 1966; "Social Concern and Urban Realism: American Painting of the 1930s," American Federation of the Arts, Mar 1983-Oct 1984, exhibition #82-10, cat. no. 17, p. 52, ill. circulated: District 1199 New York, NY; Boston University Art Gallery, Boston MA; Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage Alaska; Lauren Rogers Library and Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; The Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL

Obj. File: "George Grosz: Berlin - New York," Nationalgalerie, the Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, in association with the Stiftung Archiv der Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Dec 21, 1996-Apr 17, 1995.

[Exhibit History: Boyle, Ricard, Hilton Brown and Richard Newman. MILK AND EGGS: THE AMERICAN REVIVAL OF TEMPERA PAINTING, 1930-1950];
"To Have the World in Hand: The Art of Watercolor. Selections from the UAMA Permanent Collections," UAMA (Main and South Galleries), May 29 - Sept. 13, 2009;
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hansen Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Representational
Social realism