Otto Dix (1891-1969)
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Otto Dix (1891-1969)

Skizze zur Kriegsradierung "Matrosen in Antwerpen"

Otto Dix (1891-1969)
Skizze zur Kriegsradierung "Matrosen in Antwerpen"
signed 'DIX' (lower right); signed and 'DIX' (on the reverse)
pencil on paper
12 1/8 x 17 in. (30.7 x 43.2 cm.)
Drawn circa 1923-1924, with further sketches on the reverse
Galerie Klihm, Munich.
Acquired from the above by the father of the present owner in 1972.
B.S. Barton, Otto Dix und die Neue Sachlichkeit, Michigan, 1981, no. VII.C.8.
S. Pfäffle, Otto Dix, Werkverzeichnis der Aquarelle und Gouachen, Stuttgart, 1991, p. 143 ff.
U. Lorenz, Otto Dix, Das Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen und Pastelle, vol. 8, Weimar, 2003, no. EDV 12.0.17 (illustrated p. 893).
Essen, Museum Folkwang, Otto Dix, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Radierfolge "Der Krieg", December 1971 - January 1972, no. 118; this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, Rome, Galleria Giulia, Turin, Milan, Galleria del Levante, Bologna, Galleria Forni and Bolzano, Galleria Goethe.

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Lot Essay

This drawing is a study for the etching Matrosen in Antwerpen (Karsch 101) which is part of Otto Dix's famous series Der Krieg.

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