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OTTO DIX (1891-1969)
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OTTO DIX (1891-1969)

Alter Mann (sogenannter Fremdenlegionär)

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OTTO DIX (1891-1969)
Alter Mann (sogenannter Fremdenlegionär)
signed and dated 'DIX 22.' (lower right)
oil on panel
17 7/8 x 12 ¼ in. (45.5 x 31 cm.)
Painted in 1922
Provenance
Friedrich Bienert, Dresden, by 1929.
Private collection, North Germany, by whom probably acquired before 1963.
Literature
W. Schmied, Neue Sachlichkeit und Magischer Realismus in Deutschland, 1918-1933, Hanover, 1969, no.176, p. 325 (illustrated p. 271).
B.S. Barton, Otto Dix and Die neue Sachlichkeit: 1918- 1925, Berkeley, 1976, no. 10, p. 174 (titled 'Alter Mann (Fremdenlegionär, Blinder Bettler)').
F. Löffler, Otto Dix, Oeuvre der Gemälde, Recklinghausen, 1981, no. 17, pp. 185 & 305 (illustrated p. 185).
Exhibited
Dresden, Sächsischer Kunstverein, Neuere Kunstwerke aus Dresdner Privatbesitz, April - May 1929, no. 47, p. 14 (titled 'Landstreicher').
Berlin, Kongresshalle, Otto Dix, 1915-1963, Ölgemälde, Aquarelle, Das graphische Werk, October 1963, no. 19, n.p. (dated '1921'; titled 'Blinder Bettler').
Hamburg, Kunstverein, Otto Dix, Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Graphik, December 1966 - January 1967, no. 17 (illustrated p. 23); this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt, Kunstverein, February - March 1967.
Stuttgart, Galerie der Stadt, Otto Dix zum 80. Geburtstag: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Gouachen, Zeichnungen, Radierfolge 'Der Krieg', October - November 1971, no. 46, p. 95 (dated '1921').
Munich, Museum Villa Stuck, Otto Dix, August - October 1985, no. 191, p. 305.
Stuttgart, Galerie der Stadt, Otto Dix, Zum 100. Geburtstag 1891-1991, September - November 1991, no. 1922.17, p. 332; this exhibition later travelled to Berlin, Nationalgalerie, November 1991 - February 1992, no. 1922.17, p. 330.
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